Tony manages several large client portfolios at Arent Fox and works closely with local counsel around the world to protect our clients’ global intellectual property interests.
Tony counsels clients on domestic and global intellectual property issues, including worldwide trademark, trade dress, and copyright protection and enforcement, the selection and clearance of marks, global advertising campaigns and brand rollouts, right of publicity issues, and licensing. He prepares and prosecutes trademark applications, represents clients before the US Patent and Trademark Office in trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings, prepares brand availability opinions and license agreements, manages online brand protection programs including the prosecution of domain name dispute resolution proceedings and filing DMCA complaints, conducts intellectual property due diligence for licensing programs and mergers and acquisitions, and works with Arent Fox’s team of intellectual property litigators to manage litigation and other disputes. He regularly works with client in-house legal and brand development teams on how to choose and protect strong new brands. Tony has worked with clients in various fields, including the automotive, entertainment, fashion, hospitality, pharmaceutical, restaurant, sports, telecommunications, and technology industries.