John W. McGlynn – Trademark Expertise
Mr. McGlynn chairs the Trademark Practice Group of RatnerPrestia, where he has primary responsibility for day-to-day operation and supervision of RatnerPrestia’s Trademark Center. Since joining RatnerPrestia in 2006, and since beginning his career in 1998, Mr. McGlynn’s practice has focused on counseling and assisting clients ranging from individuals to Fortune 100 companies in connection with all aspects of domestic and international trademark prosecution and use, including clearance, registration, enforcement, transfer and licensing of trademarks.
Mr. McGlynn has extensive experience aiding clients with the acquisition and maintenance of trademark registrations and, over the course of his career, has been responsible for literally thousands of trademark applications and registrations. He represents clients in connection with oppositions, cancellations and appeals before the USPTO Trademark Trial & Appeal Board; domain name disputes; and negotiation of assignment, licensing, and coexistence agreements. Mr. McGlynn counsels clients regarding trademark availability and use; designs and implements strategies for policing trademark rights; and conducts due diligence investigations into the validity and ownership of marks. He also manages prosecution of trademark applications and intellectual property disputes abroad.
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