James L Bikoff is a Partner in the Intellectual Property Practice of Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP, and Head of the International Trademark and Internet Practice Groups.
James L Bikoff's practice focuses on formulating and implementing worldwide trademark and copyright protection and enforcement programs for clients in the consumer and industrial product sectors, as well as non-profits, and service providers such as banks and insurance companies. He also engages in Internet and domain name counseling and enforcement actions.
Mr Bikoff has been active for over 40 years directing worldwide trademark and copyright protection, litigation and anti-counterfeiting enforcement. More recently, Mr Bikoff has been active in Internet and domain name litigation. His clients have included the International Olympic Committee, the United States Olympic Committee, Major League Soccer, the Federation Internationale de Football Association, the American Red Cross, the National Grange and Tristar Insurance.
He was in charge of enforcement for the 1994 World Cup Games, the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta, Georgia, and the 1999 and 2003 Women's World Cup Games.
Mr Bikoff also counsels a growing number of wineries and restaurants on trademark and copyright issues.
Mr Bikoff is Special Advisor to the Trademark Division of the Intellectual Property Section of the American Bar Association, a member of the European Community Trademark Association (Anticounterfeiting Committee), the International Trademark Association (Data Protection Committee) and the New York Intellectual Property Law Association (Trademark and Internet Committees) and has served as co-chair of the Intellectual Property Committee of the DC Bar Association. He has also been a member of several editorial and advisory boards, including the IP Litigator, International Quarterly, Law 360, the University of Baltimore Intellectual Property Law Journal, the World eBusiness Law Report and the BNA Electronic Commerce & Law Report.
Areas of practice:
- Intellectual Property
- Trademark Law
- Internet Law
- Privacy Law
- District of Columbia