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Copyright & Trademark Law
From trademark clearance searches to filing your application and completion of your trademark registration -- We are with you every step.
File your copyright applications and protect your valuable creations.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY COUNSELING
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Renew your trademark, police and enforce your mark, and maintain your standing in the marketplace.
If you need local U.S. counsel, we can file new applications, respond to Office Actions and IB irregularities, maintain registration documentation, and handle TTAB filings.
Griffith-Trunnel Law (GTL) is passionate about doing the best job for clients -- from initial contact to completion. GTL offers counseling services to help you protect your valuable Intellectual Property (IP) assets and innovations in an ever evolving global marketplace.
From prosecuting trademark applications with the United States Patent and Trademark Office and protecting your valuable works of authorship with the Copyright Office, to assisting with IP enforcement, brand protection and expansion, we are there for you to protect your valuable creations and innovations -- CREATE, INNOVATE, PROTECT!
GTL is focused on providing high quality service and customer satisfaction to meet your expectations. GTL provides legal services to multinational clients, law firms, individuals, corporations, non-profits, start-ups and small businesses in a wide range of industries, including consumer products, software, retail, business and finance, health care, insurance, technology, fashion, creative arts, music and interactive entertainment and more.
ATTORNEY AT LAW
Tel: (909) 689-4462
Venus Griffith Trunnel has been practicing law for over 20 years. She practices in domestic and international Trademark prosecution and handles a broad range of Trademark and Copyright law matters, including Trademark clearance, matters before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, client counseling, and drafting and negotiating various agreements.
Mrs. Trunnel is a former Trademark Examiner with the United States Patent and Trademark Office and has managed a global trademark portfolio as an Intellectual Property Associate at Hallstrom, Klein & Ward LLC. She also worked as a Litigation Associate at Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker LLP after graduating from law school. She worked as a White House Intern for former Vice President Al Gore's Reinventing Government Project in 1994.
Mrs. Trunnel received her LL.M. in Intellectual Property in 2001 from George Washington University Law School and received her J.D. in 1994 from Southwestern University School of Law where she also received a Certificate in International Business Law from Regent's College in London, England (Inns of Court). Mrs. Trunnel has written articles on Trademark related issues, including completing her thesis on Intellectual Property Barriers to Treating HIV/Aids in Africa.
Mrs. Trunnel was admitted to practice in 1995 to the Georgia State Bar and in 1995 to the California State Bar. She is also licensed to practice before the United States Supreme Court, as well as all courts in the State of California, Central District. She is also a member of INTA's Academic Committee and the Intellectual Property Section of the California State Bar. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Arts from Loyola Marymount University.