Gerben Law Firm, PLLC
1050 Connecticut Ave NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20036
+1 202.294.2287 (0ffice)

JOSH GERBEN, ESQ.

TRADEMARK ATTORNEY, FOUNDER & PRINCIPAL

Josh Gerben is a trademark attorney and founder of Gerben Law Firm, PLLC. The law firm was created by Mr. Gerben to help small and large businesses alike have access to trademark lawyers who are affordable and responsive to their needs.

Mr. Gerben represents a wide range of clients, ranging from small start-up businesses to large multinational corporations. Since beginning his practice, Mr. Gerben has represented clients in over 4,000 trademark matters.

Prior to beginning his law practice, Mr. Gerben worked in the business world. His extensive experience in that field allows him to understand the business realities facing his clients, helping him to negotiate the most favorable deals possible for his clients.

Mr. Gerben is a native of Philadelphia and has lived in Washington, D.C. for the past nine years. In the community Mr. Gerben is involved in the Arthritis Foundation and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

American University Washington College of Law

Juris Doctor

The George Washington University School of Business and Public Management

Bachelor of Business Administration

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Admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Virginia