Barbara A. Solomon works with iconic brands across diverse industries to protect and enforce their valuable IP assets. Her pragmatic and business-focused approach, coupled with a clear understanding of her clients’ business and their ultimate goal, is what keeps clients coming back – they appreciate her deft ability to achieve desired results through strategic negotiation. When litigation is necessary, clients know that Barbara has achieved many successes in trial and appellate courts across the country, in opposition and cancellation proceedings before the USPTO’s Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, and in UDRP cases.
With clients in industries ranging from luxury goods, beauty, and fashion to entertainment, consumer products, and financial services, Barbara has deep experience in issues relating to trademarks, trade dress, copyright, false advertising, unfair competition, rights of privacy, rights of publicity, parody, counterfeiting, and the internet. In addition to advising on searches for trademark clearance and registration, she also negotiates and drafts agreements, including co-existence agreements, assignments, distribution agreements, licenses, and representation agreements.