TRADEMARKS

Boulware & Valoir is committed to setting our clients apart from the competition and understanding the importance of building a strong business identity through effective branding systems. Comprehensive branding strategies can give our clients the ability to differentiate their products and services within the marketplace as well as the right to exclusively use a mark nationwide and possibly worldwide. 

We offer a wide range of trademark related services including:

  • Trademark prosecution (domestic & foreign)
  • Trademark enforcement
  • Trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings
  • Trade dress related matters
  • Domain name related matters
  • Trademark clearance searches & opinions
  • Corporate name searches
  • New product launches
  • Long-term branding & re-branding strategies
  • Cyberspace use & enforcement
  • Trademark licensing and transfer agreements
  • Trademark due diligence
  • Trademark assignment & ownership matters
  • Counterfeit goods
  • Franchise related matters
  • Quality assurance & compliance issues
  • Marking related matters

TRADEMARK PROSECUTION, REGISTRATION & COUNSELING

Boulware & Valoir have significant experience advising clients on preparing, filing, and prosecuting applications to register trademarks, service marks, and trade dress in the U.S. In most cases, we prepare and file applications on a flat fee basis. We regularly provide trademark and corporate name searches and clearances before clients adopt a new identity or brand. We also have an extensive network of foreign associates that can help us file applications in most major markets.

TRADEMARK LITIGATION & ENFORCEMENT

Boulware & Valoir attorneys regularly advise clients on protecting their trademarks and service marks from infringement and dilution and have significant experience with trademark litigation in civil courts as well as before the PTO in opposition and cancellation proceedings. We are experienced in seeking and resisting preliminary injunctions and temporary restraining orders in state and federal courts.

INDUSTRIES

Boulware & Valoir have first-hand experience handling trademark work in a variety of industries, including:

  • Oil & Gas
  • Oilfield Services
  • Wind Energy
  • Luxury goods
  • Tourism

Boulware & Valoir

Intellectual Property Attorneys

Three Riverway
Suite 950
Houston, TX 77056
Phone: 832-369-7852
Fax: 713-650-6458