Alex Butterman has been representing a diverse group of foreign and domestic businesses in a variety of industries and commercial sectors since 1995 while working in several intellectual property boutique law firms and consulting with the in-house trademark group of a multi-national hospitality industry company.
Alex counsels businesses at all stages of development, assessing and searching the availability of marks; establishing, enforcing and maintaining trademark and service mark rights; resolving intellectual property disputes; handling internet domain name IP issues, anti-counterfeiting matters, copyright prosecution, IP licensing and transactional matters, and intellectual property research and due diligence investigations.
Alex’s practice covers all facets of trademark prosecution and practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and virtually every trademark office around the world with the help of an extensive network of foreign associates.
As an Attorney Advisor in Law Office 106 of the USPTO trademark examining operations for three years, Alex examined thousands of trademark applications in the fields of cosmetics, toiletries and cleaning preparations, publications and office supplies, toys and sporting goods, and service mark applications for all types of services and defended registration refusals before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.
Professionally, Alex has been an active member of the International Trademark Association, participating in four of its committees for the past six consecutive committee terms as well as on the trademark committee of the American Intellectual Property Law Association.
Additionally, Alex enjoys spending time with his wife and kids, is an avid baseball fan and takes pleasure in watching football, traveling, skiing and playing golf, tennis and other recreational sports.
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