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Matthew H Swyers

Matthew H Swyers

Practice areas:

Litigation, Trademark Infringement, Intellectual Property, Trademark Application

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About Me

We at The Trademark Company specialize in
trademark litigation, clearance, general counsel, prosecution as well as domain
name disputes


 


In the trademark
litigation arena, we represent our clients in both the enforcement and
defense of their intellectual property rights before U.S. District Courts
throughout the country as well as before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s
Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. 


 


We also represent clients in Domain Names Disputes before the National
Arbitration Forum under ICANN’s Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution
Policy. 


 


We also practice also focuses on the
clearance and registration of trademarks for our clients before the U.S. Patent and
Trademark Office and abroad.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1996

  1. Trademark Application: 25%
    14 years, 1.5 thousand cases
  2. Intellectual Property: 25%
    14 years
  3. Trademark Infringement: 25%
    14 years, 150 cases
  4. Litigation: 25%
    19 years, 4 thousand cases

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($75-225/hour), Contingent (10-33%), Fixed (Sometimes), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

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Contact Info

344 Maple Avenue West, Suite 151
Vienna, VA, 22181

The Trademark Company

344 Maple Avenue west, Suite 151
Vienna, VA, 22180

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Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
DCActive 199805/24/2015
VAAuthorized to practice law199603/11/2014

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top U.S. Trademark FilerTrademark Insider Magazine2009

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PrincipalThe Trademark Company2003 - Present
Senior AssociateBonner Kiernan Trebach & Crociata, L.L.P.2002 - 2003
Trademark Examining AttorneyUnited States Patent & Trademark Office2000 - 2002
AssociateKoonz McKenney Johnson Depaolis & Lightfoot - Washington Dc Office, Johnson Roger C1996 - 2000

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
• Ameriquest Mortgage Co. vs. AmeriFirst Home ImprovementSettled with No Damages Paid.
Belgium’s Best vs. Belgium’s Best ChocolatesWon Domain Name Dispute Before the NAF.
Gecko Trading Company vs. Gecko’s ToesWon TTAB Opposition Proceeding.

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Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
George Mason University School of LawLegal StudiesJD - Juris Doctor1996
Columbia UniversityEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1993
George Washington University National Law CenterIntellectual PropertyMasters in IP LawN/A