Rebecca Liebowitz is co-chair of Venable's Trademark Prosecution and Counseling Group. Rebecca helps clients of all sizes establish and protect their brands globally and domestically, leading several large portfolios while working closely with local counsel around the world to protect global intellectual property interests for her clients. Over the course of her extensive career, Rebecca has handled both traditional trademarks (including trademarks, service marks, logos, and slogans) and nontraditional trademarks (including trade dress and sound marks) across wide-ranging industries.
Rebecca advises clients on worldwide intellectual property issues, including trademark, trade dress, and copyright protection and enforcement, and brand rollouts. She routinely prepares and prosecutes applications and represents clients in trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings at the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB). Her work also includes preparing brand availability opinions and license agreements, managing online brand protection programs (including registering and policing domain names), working with Customs and Border Protection to prevent infringing goods from entering the country, conducting intellectual property due diligence audits, and working alongside IP litigators at all stages of disputes. She regularly develops and provides training to in-house legal and brand development teams on creating and protecting brand assets.
Publications editor, George Mason University Civil Rights Law Journal
George Mason University Writing Fellow