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William Scott Goldman

William Scott Goldman

  • Business Law, Entertainment & Sports Law, Intellectual Property ...
  • District of Columbia
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Reviewed by Sofía E. June 18, 2020
Definitely the BEST!
Out of all the lawyers I interviewed to do my trademark registration, William was the best candidate. He explained step by step what the process was, what his best advice was, and he got the job done! Both my trademarks were accepted with the USPTO. Definitely hire William for your Intellectual Property needs. I plan on getting my two other trademarks done with him!
Reviewed by Terrance W. April 30, 2020
Excellent Service for Trademark Registration
William was very helpful and detailed through the entire trademark registration process. Tips were provided to ensure my application would be approved and prompt responses to my questions were always done. It was truly a pleasure to do business with his firm over the entire 11 month period that this process took.
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William Scott Goldman is the founding member of Goldman Law Group, representing creative business clients worldwide. Mr. Goldman received an LL.M. in Patent and Intellectual Property Law from George Washington University and is licensed to practice before several courts. Having written the book on Branding Law, he is also a frequent lecturer, guest speaker, radio commentator and author on various legal subjects.

Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Entertainment & Sports Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Trademarks
Additional Practice Areas
  • Branding Law
  • Advertising & Design Law
  • Internet Law
  • Copyright Law
  • Artist Management
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  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
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Federal Circuit
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Professional Associations
District of Columbia Bar
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50 Questions Answered

Q. If the status code is stating “abandoned” does that mean it’s available for use again?
A: Not necessarily as the owner may be still be using it and claiming common law rights or even excusable non-use prior to reapplying. Having a trademark search and legal analysis conducted should provide you with a much better idea though. Feel free to call or email with any further questions.
Q. Can you establish an LLC while you have a pending sole proprietor trademark application for the same business?
A: Yes, indeed! Both are completely separate and have no connection in this context. However, you may want to eventually assign the trademark registration from the individual owner to the LLC. If you have any further questions, please feel free to call or email.
Q. What would I have to do to reinstate my trademark after it has been cancelled (Sec.8)?
A: Actually, it's a fairly simple process if you're still within the 6 mos. 'grace period' following the sixth anniversary from your original date of registration. In addition to filing the Sec. 8 affidavit, you would submit an extra $100 per class. But if you have any further questions, please feel free to call or text.
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1300 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
1300 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Suite 700
Washington, DC 20004
Toll-Free: (800) 462-5421
Telephone: (202) 880-9200
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