Brandon McCool advises clients on trademark, trade dress and copyright issues, and assists them in securing and protecting their intellectual property. He performs trademark clearance searches, drafts trademark usage guidelines, and analyzes infringement issues for trademarks and copyrights. Brandon prepares takedown notices, cease and desist letters and UDRP complaints, and responds to office actions issued by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
While at the University of New Hampshire School of Law, Brandon participated as a student attorney in the Intellectual Property and Transaction Clinic. He consulted with clients regarding copyright and trademark issues, conducted trademark searches, and completed registration and maintenance filings. He also prepared briefs and motions in a TTAB proceeding. Prior to that, he interned at a sports management firm, where he worked on salary arbitrations, trained professional athletes on the salary arbitration process and prepared statistical analysis reports for team general managers to promote free agents.