Hoffman Warnick has wide-ranging experience in providing trademark and copyright services including registration, licensing, enforcement and strategic counseling.



Our professionals frequently prepare and prosecute trademark registrations in the United States and globally through our extensive network of foreign affiliates and now via the Madrid Protocol at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.  Prior to registration, Hoffman Warnick provides reliable searches and advice regarding the likelihood of obtaining a registration for trademarks both in the United States and around the globe.

Protection & Enforcement

Hoffman Warnick provides protection and enforcement including monitoring competitors’ usage of marks, conducting due diligence studies, preparing in-house company trademark usage guidelines, recording trademarks with U.S. customs, licensing trademarks and pursuing favorable dispute resolution through negotiations or litigation.


Hoffman Warnick has prepared copyright registrations for practically all areas of creativity.  In addition, Hoffman Warnick has experience in monitoring usage of client copyrights by others, generating in-house copyright usage guidelines, dispute resolution through negotiation or litigation, licensing and providing opinions regarding copyright matters.


The Challenge: A growing pharmaceutical company with a number of products in the development pipeline needed to build and protect brand marks for the company as well as products coming to market.

Services Provided: Hoffman Warnick assumed prosecution of existing trademark applications and began pursuing new marks both domestically and internationally to produce a comprehensive trademark portfolio, including brand names, logos and tag lines.

Results: The company is now poised to begin retail distribution of approved drug products under brand names protected by allowed marks.


The Challenge: A growing management counseling and educational entity needed to identify protectable intellectual property amongst its multiple programs’ materials.

Services Provided: Hoffman Warnick evaluated all of the client’s program materials, identified IP within the material, and registered the copyrights required to protect the client’s creative advantage.  The firm also established a comprehensive IP protection program for the client.

Results: The client continues to grow its programs and now has the understanding of what materials must be protected in the future.