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TRAVIS KELCE’S TRADEMARKS ERA: A CELEBRITY MARKS SPOTLIGHT

Travis Kelce's Trademarks Era: A Celebrity Marks Spotlight

Travis Kelce’s Trademarks Era: A Celebrity Marks Spotlight November 3, 2023 |  By: Catherine Lusk and Alex Butterman   Think about some of your favorite brands, and how each is recognized. Everyone knows what a WHOPPER is and who sells it. A very particular shade of blue has been associated with TIFFANY because of the… Continue reading TRAVIS KELCE’S TRADEMARKS ERA: A CELEBRITY MARKS SPOTLIGHT

Could TRUMP TOO SMALL Shrink Free Speech Rights in The Trademark Application Process?

Could the TRUMP TOO SMALL case shrink free speech rights in the trademark application process? Vidal v. Elster will go to the Supreme Court

Trump Too Small Trademark Case and USPTO Free Speech Rights   October 11, 2023   |   By: Catherine Lusk and Alex Butterman   The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments on November 1, 2023 for Vidal v. Elster, a case that questions whether an application to register “TRUMP TOO SMALL” as a mark can be refused registration,… Continue reading Could TRUMP TOO SMALL Shrink Free Speech Rights in The Trademark Application Process?

Navigating Restricted Parties Lists in the United States: Screening to Facilitate Compliance

Navigating Restricted Parties Lists in the United States: Screening to Facilitate Compliance   September 7, 2023   |   By: Catherine Lusk and James Reed   Under the U.S. Export Administration Regulations (EAR), Part 736 General Prohibition #5 (EAR 736.5) imposes restrictions on certain activities related to exports, reexports, and transfers (in-country) of items subject to the… Continue reading Navigating Restricted Parties Lists in the United States: Screening to Facilitate Compliance

Department of Justice Recent Updates to Voluntary Self-Disclosure Policy

April 6, 2023   |   By: Catherine Lusk   Voluntary Self-Disclosure Policy Updates from the Department of Justice In February 2023, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) announced a formal Voluntary Self-Disclosure Policy (the DOJ Policy) that reinforces a memorandum issued by Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco directing US Attorney’s Offices (USAO) to review their individual… Continue reading Department of Justice Recent Updates to Voluntary Self-Disclosure Policy

Partition of Real Estate in Virginia: A General Overview

March 15, 2023   |   By: Catherine Lusk   What is a partition action and who can file one?  It is not unusual for joint owners of property to disagree on how to use that property or divide their interests in it. Family inheritance is a common culprit of these conflicts. Particularly where someone has died… Continue reading Partition of Real Estate in Virginia: A General Overview

DPOR Contractor Recovery Fund

By: Catherine Lusk  [10/7/22] In Virginia, any contract with a licensed residential contractor must include a statement notifying the homeowners of the existence of the “Virginia Contractor Transaction Recovery Fund”, including information on how to contact the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation (DPOR) Board for Contractors.  This Recovery Fund was created as a means… Continue reading DPOR Contractor Recovery Fund

Intern Program

As part of our effort to recruit, develop and retail the best and brightest attorneys, Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig offers a summer intern program for promising law school students who are looking to work as part of an innovative and incredibly successful team. With a global team of lawyers, selected candidates are able to work on high level projects in a collaborative space.

Paralegals and Legal Support Staff

At Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig, our team of paralegals and staff work together collaboratively along side our attorneys toward a common goal. We have created a positive work environment where our paralegals and legal assistants work to successfully reach firm-wide goals and support each other to combine individual strengths to enhance team performance. They regularly assist our attorneys with organizing and maintaining files, conducting legal research, and preparing documents.