Mr. Joseph Myers directs teams of legal, docketing and administrative personnel and foreign counsel in the management of large international trademark portfolios. Mr. Myers also has substantial experience in technology transactions, including the structuring and negotiation of license, development, distribution, and other transactions involving software, technology, databases, trademarks, and copyrights.
His work includes all aspects of global trademark portfolio management, including global brand strategy, prosecution and maintenance, searching and clearance, watching and policing, licensing and distribution, domain name, social media and other Internet issues, and the management of all types of litigation, oppositions, cancellations and other adverse proceedings, domestic and international.
In recent years, Mr. Myers has spearheaded the firm’s efforts to apply lean Six Sigma and SeyfarthLean principles and methodologies to the area of global trademark portfolio management to achieve higher quality and enhanced efficiency at reduced cost.
While in law school, Mr. Myers authored Speaking Frankly about Copyright Infringement on Computer Bulletin Boards: Lessons to be Learned from Frank Music, Netcom, and The White Paper, 49 Vand. L. Rev. 439 (1996).
J.D., Vanderbilt University School of Law (1996)
Managing Editor of Vanderbilt Law Review (1995-96)
Dean’s Award for Outstanding Article (1996)
President, Intellectual Property Society (1995-96)