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Richard Groos is experienced in intellectual property law. As a partner in our Intellectual Property, Patent, Trademark and Copyright Litigation practice, Richard consults with clients on a variety of intellectual property matters.

Richard counsels clients in a wide range of intellectual property matters, including domestic and international trademark registration and enforcement. He focuses in strategic planning and alignment of trademark portfolio composition with business goals. He works with clients to find creative solutions in branding, advertising and internet disputes, and assists clients in capturing, creating and enforcing intellectual property rights.

In addition, Richard assists clients in trademark clearance, investigation and prosecution, and represents clients before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, as well as in litigation and through various alternative dispute resolution procedures. Richard is a frequent speaker and author on intellectual property topics.

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Credentials

Texas

Trademark


Expert Guides 2018

"Helps household names with their brand management and protection needs."


Chambers USA, Texas - Intellectual Property: Trade Mark & Copyright, 2017

"Clients appreciate his 'very deep understanding' of trademark law...ability to communicate complex points concisely."


Chambers USA, Texas - Intellectual Property: Trade Mark & Copyright, 2016

"Very impressive and knowledgeable...in all aspects of the law relating to trademarks and domain names."


Chambers USA, Texas - Intellectual Property: Trade Mark & Copyright, 2015

Top 30 Trademark Practitioners


Expert Guides, 2015–2018

Texas: Trademarks


World Trademark Review 1000, 2011–2019

Texas: Intellectual Property (Trademark & Copyright)


Chambers USA, 2007–2018

Texas Top-Rated Lawyer


Martindale Hubbell, 2012–2018

IP Star


Managing Intellectual Property, 2013–2020

Global IP Luminary


Trademark World, 2007

Trademark Law Practitioner


Expert Guides, 2006, 2008, 2012, 2014, 2018

IP: Trademarks Litigation


Legal 500, 2007–2009, 2011–2013

Intellectual Property Law


Best Lawyers, 2005–2018

Trademark Law


Best Lawyers, 2012–2018

Intellectual Property: Texas


Super Lawyers, 2003–2004, 2008–2018

Trademarks


Who's Who Legal, 2005–2009, 2011–2018

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Recognition

Trademark


Expert Guides 2018

"Helps household names with their brand management and protection needs."


Chambers USA, Texas - Intellectual Property: Trade Mark & Copyright, 2017

"Clients appreciate his 'very deep understanding' of trademark law...ability to communicate complex points concisely."


Chambers USA, Texas - Intellectual Property: Trade Mark & Copyright, 2016

"Very impressive and knowledgeable...in all aspects of the law relating to trademarks and domain names."


Chambers USA, Texas - Intellectual Property: Trade Mark & Copyright, 2015

Top 30 Trademark Practitioners


Expert Guides, 2015–2018

Texas: Trademarks


World Trademark Review 1000, 2011–2019

Texas: Intellectual Property (Trademark & Copyright)


Chambers USA, 2007–2018

Texas Top-Rated Lawyer


Martindale Hubbell, 2012–2018

IP Star


Managing Intellectual Property, 2013–2020

Global IP Luminary


Trademark World, 2007

Trademark Law Practitioner


Expert Guides, 2006, 2008, 2012, 2014, 2018

IP: Trademarks Litigation


Legal 500, 2007–2009, 2011–2013

Intellectual Property Law


Best Lawyers, 2005–2018

Trademark Law


Best Lawyers, 2012–2018

Intellectual Property: Texas


Super Lawyers, 2003–2004, 2008–2018

Trademarks


Who's Who Legal, 2005–2009, 2011–2018

Matters

Representation of large global retailer in IP portfolio and strategy matters including trademark, copyright, internet and domain name registration, counseling, enforcement and prosecution.

Representation of large global restaurant companies in IP portfolio and strategy matters, including trademark, copyright, internet and domain name registration, counseling, enforcement and prosecution.

Brand enforcement and protection of marks for a global cosmetics company.

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Representation of large global retailer in IP portfolio and strategy matters including trademark, copyright, internet and domain name registration, counseling, enforcement and prosecution.

Representation of large global restaurant companies in IP portfolio and strategy matters, including trademark, copyright, internet and domain name registration, counseling, enforcement and prosecution.

Brand enforcement and protection of marks for a global cosmetics company.

Brand enforcement and protection of marks for a major pharmaceutical company.

Portfolio management and strategic planning for major insurance companies, including registration, enforcement and prosecution matters.

Representation of global food manufacturer in enforcement of famous brands, including in federal court litigation.

Matters

Representation of large global retailer in IP portfolio and strategy matters including trademark, copyright, internet and domain name registration, counseling, enforcement and prosecution.

Representation of large global restaurant companies in IP portfolio and strategy matters, including trademark, copyright, internet and domain name registration, counseling, enforcement and prosecution.

Brand enforcement and protection of marks for a global cosmetics company.

See more
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Matters

Representation of large global retailer in IP portfolio and strategy matters including trademark, copyright, internet and domain name registration, counseling, enforcement and prosecution.

Representation of large global restaurant companies in IP portfolio and strategy matters, including trademark, copyright, internet and domain name registration, counseling, enforcement and prosecution.

Brand enforcement and protection of marks for a global cosmetics company.

Brand enforcement and protection of marks for a major pharmaceutical company.

Portfolio management and strategic planning for major insurance companies, including registration, enforcement and prosecution matters.

Representation of global food manufacturer in enforcement of famous brands, including in federal court litigation.

Credentials

Texas

Trademark


Expert Guides 2018

"Helps household names with their brand management and protection needs."


Chambers USA, Texas - Intellectual Property: Trade Mark & Copyright, 2017

"Clients appreciate his 'very deep understanding' of trademark law...ability to communicate complex points concisely."


Chambers USA, Texas - Intellectual Property: Trade Mark & Copyright, 2016

"Very impressive and knowledgeable...in all aspects of the law relating to trademarks and domain names."


Chambers USA, Texas - Intellectual Property: Trade Mark & Copyright, 2015

Top 30 Trademark Practitioners


Expert Guides, 2015–2018

Texas: Trademarks


World Trademark Review 1000, 2011–2019

Texas: Intellectual Property (Trademark & Copyright)


Chambers USA, 2007–2018

Texas Top-Rated Lawyer


Martindale Hubbell, 2012–2018

IP Star


Managing Intellectual Property, 2013–2020

Global IP Luminary


Trademark World, 2007

Trademark Law Practitioner


Expert Guides, 2006, 2008, 2012, 2014, 2018

IP: Trademarks Litigation


Legal 500, 2007–2009, 2011–2013

Intellectual Property Law


Best Lawyers, 2005–2018

Trademark Law


Best Lawyers, 2012–2018

Intellectual Property: Texas


Super Lawyers, 2003–2004, 2008–2018

Trademarks


Who's Who Legal, 2005–2009, 2011–2018

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Close

Recognition

Trademark


Expert Guides 2018

"Helps household names with their brand management and protection needs."


Chambers USA, Texas - Intellectual Property: Trade Mark & Copyright, 2017

"Clients appreciate his 'very deep understanding' of trademark law...ability to communicate complex points concisely."


Chambers USA, Texas - Intellectual Property: Trade Mark & Copyright, 2016

"Very impressive and knowledgeable...in all aspects of the law relating to trademarks and domain names."


Chambers USA, Texas - Intellectual Property: Trade Mark & Copyright, 2015

Top 30 Trademark Practitioners


Expert Guides, 2015–2018

Texas: Trademarks


World Trademark Review 1000, 2011–2019

Texas: Intellectual Property (Trademark & Copyright)


Chambers USA, 2007–2018

Texas Top-Rated Lawyer


Martindale Hubbell, 2012–2018

IP Star


Managing Intellectual Property, 2013–2020

Global IP Luminary


Trademark World, 2007

Trademark Law Practitioner


Expert Guides, 2006, 2008, 2012, 2014, 2018

IP: Trademarks Litigation


Legal 500, 2007–2009, 2011–2013

Intellectual Property Law


Best Lawyers, 2005–2018

Trademark Law


Best Lawyers, 2012–2018

Intellectual Property: Texas


Super Lawyers, 2003–2004, 2008–2018

Trademarks


Who's Who Legal, 2005–2009, 2011–2018