Xavier Morales, Esq. is a licensed trademark attorney. In 2010, The Trademark Insider named Mr. Morales the #1 Trademark Attorney in the United States as determined by the number of trademark applications filed in the previous year. Mr. Morales has filed over 4,000 trademark applications with the United States Patent & Trademark Office.
Mr. Morales founded his trademark law practice in January 2007 with the goal of providing intellectual property expertise to entrepreneurs and businesses around the country. Mr. Morales’ law practice emphasizes trademark registration, counseling, and enforcement.
Over the years, Mr. Morales has assisted a diverse range of clients in all areas of trademark law, including the evaluation and clearance of marks, the prosecution of trademarks before the USPTO, and representation before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB). Additionally, Mr. Morales assists clients with issues relating to copyrights and Internet disputes involving domain names. While admitted to practice only in New York, California and Texas, Mr. Morales’ practice area enables him to represent clients throughout the United States.
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Why You Need an Attorney
Trademarks are very important in order to protect businesses. The laws around trademarks are complicated because they have been developing slowly over the course of many decades. Filing a trademark is not an easy process. An experienced lawyer can help. There are several reasons why you should talk to an attorney when pursuing a trademark.
Securing a Trademark Is a Complex Process
The main reason that you need to talk to an attorney to secure your trademark is that the entire process is complex from start to finish. You could spend months or longer just trying to decipher what you have to do in order to file a trademark claim. A lawyer will do much of the work for you. Your lawyer can advise you about what is happening and do tasks like performing research. An attorney can help to make everything about trademarks much simpler.
Mistakes Can Hurt Your Attempts
Something to consider is that you are going to have to file large amounts of paperwork just to begin the trademark process. You are also going to have to file additional paperwork later on. The reality is that mistakes in your paperwork can greatly hurt your attempts to get a trademark. An innocent mistake or omission could lead to rejection of your request. This often means that you will have to start over from the beginning. A lawyer can make certain that all of your paperwork is in order so that the process goes as quickly and smoothly as possible.