Joshua J. Richman
Joshua J. Richman
Joshua J. Richman, Senior Counsel, specializes in trademark clearance, prosecution and enforcement both in the United States and abroad. He brings to our firm experience litigating before state courts, federal courts and the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. Josh also advises clients on a wide variety of intellectual property related transactional matters, including the negotiation and drafting of distribution and license agreements.
During law school, Josh externed for the Honorable William McCurine Jr., in the United States District Court for the Southern District of California.
A licensed real estate broker, Josh also brings to the firm experience negotiating and executing all types of real estate transactions involving the purchase, sale, exchange and leasing of both residential and commercial properties.
- California State Bar
- United States District Court for the Southern District of California
- United States District Court for the Central District of California
- B.A. in Business/Economics and Environmental Studies, University of California at Santa Barbara, 2001
- J.D. University of San Diego School of Law, 2005
San Diego Daily Transcript Top Attorney - 2012
- San Diego County Bar Association (SDCBA)
- International Trademark Association (INTA)
- DKN Hotels v. Raffles Ltd
Represented plaintiff in a trademark infringement case where the defendant claimed senior rights to the “Raffles” mark in the United States due to the alleged fame of the mark in Singapore without any proof of prior use in the United States. The action settled favorable to our client during the discovery phase.
- In re Wickline Bedding Enterprises
Represented a bed manufacturer before the United States International Trade Commission in a successful challenge to the scope of an Anti-Dumping Duty Order issued by the United States Department of Commerce.
- Eddie Van Halen v. California Board Sports, Inc.
Represented defendant in a copyright infringement case regarding claims that defendant’s shoes used designs allegedly similar to plaintiff’s “Frankenstein” guitar design. The action was settled favorable to our client shortly after the filing of the complaint.