Tara M. Vold

Tara M. Vold


Tara Vold’s practice is centered on an array of essential services, including US and international trademark clearance, portfolio management, and protection. She offers invaluable expertise in advertising, unfair competition, and online brand counseling. Tara is a trusted representative for companies navigating trademark, domain name, and copyright dispute proceedings, which include appearances before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and domain name arbitration proceedings.

Focus areas:
International Portfolio Management
Social Media & Domain Names

Tara focuses her practice on US and international trademark clearance, portfolio management and protection, and also on advertising, unfair competition, and online brand counseling. She represents companies in trademark, domain name and copyright dispute proceedings, including Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and domain name arbitration proceedings, and in negotiating settlement agreements in these areas.

Tara handles a wide range of matters relating to various aspects of intellectual property law, including prosecution before the US Patent and Trademark Office, international intellectual property prosecution, the drafting and negotiation of license agreements, managing the intellectual property aspects of corporate transactions and resolving domain name and other internet-related conflicts. She also has substantial intellectual property litigation experience, having worked on numerous trademark and copyright litigation matters in several Federal District Courts.

  • WTR 1000 The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals, World Trademark Review (2015-2023)
  • Managing Intellectual Property, IP Stars (2020-2021)
  • Who’s Who Legal: The International Who’s Who Of Trademark Lawyers, Law Business Research Ltd. (2015-2018)

  • International Trademark Association INTA)
    • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Committee (2022-2023)
    • Advertising And Related Rights Subcommittee, Public Resources Committee (2012-2013)
    • Public Resources Committee, Advertising And Related Rights Subcommittee, Co-Chair (2014-2015)
    • Public Information Committee, Journalists And General Public Subcommittee, Chair (2016-2017)
    • Copyright Committee, Member (2018-2021)
  • State Bar Of Virginia
  • State Bar Of Illinois
  • Bar Of The District Of Columbia

  • Speaker, Cease-And-Desist Campaigns, American Intellectual Property Law Association, Trademark Boot Camp, Arlington, Va, June 2017, June 2018
  • Speaker, Overview Of The Federal Court And Ttab Decisions (And More), Pli’s Advanced Trademark Law 2018: Current Issues, New York City, Ny, March 2017
  • Co-Presenter, How To Protect A Creative Work, National Press Club, Washington, D.C., April 2015
  • Co-Author, Trademark Clearance Opinion (Outside Counsel), Practical Law Company, December 2014
  • Co-Author, Uniform Domain Name Procedure (Udrp) Complaint, Practical Law Company, September 2014
  • Co-Author, Trademark Searching And Clearance, Practical Law Company, August 2011 (Updated 2016)
  • Co-Author, Supreme Court Holds That Federal Court Retains Jurisdiction Over Unregistered Copyrights Even Where Registration Precondition Is Not Met, Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. Briefing, March 11, 2010
  • Co-Author, Claims Of Fraud Before The U.S. Ttab: Looking Forward, International Trademark Association Bulletin, Vol. 64 No. 23, December 15, 2009
  • Co-Author, Program Iv: Global Intellectual Property: Trademark, Copyright And Internet Highlights, The Embassy Row Series, September 16, 2008

  • J.D., Northwestern University School of Law
  • B.A., cum laude, Dartmouth College

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