Our Team

Michael E. Hall

Michael focuses on U.S. and international trademark clearance, prosecution, enforcement, licensing, and counseling, as well as oppositions and cancellations before the USPTO’s Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. Michael has experience with clients of all sizes, ranging from individuals to multinational companies whose brands are among the world’s most recognizable. Michael also handles domain name disputes under ICANN’s Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy. Michael began his legal career as a trademark examining attorney at the USPTO, where he examined thousands of trademark applications and helped revise the Office’s training materials for new attorneys.

Admissions
• The State Bar of California
• North Carolina State Bar
• Virginia State Bar
• District of Columbia Bar
• United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Education
• B.A. University of Virginia, 1996
• J.D. William & Mary, 2000