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



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

March 25th, 2020|Comments Off on An Overview of Common Law Trademark Rights

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March 25th, 2020|Comments Off on Tom Brady’s Agents File Trademark Application for “TB X TB”

Tom Brady’s agents, Yee & Dubin Sports, have filed a new trademark application for “TB X TB.” The application was filed on March 20 on a 1(b) basis, indicating an intent to use the "TB [...]

March 25th, 2020|Comments Off on The Trademark Registration Process for Businesses Based in Philadelphia

There are several motivations behind applying for a federal trademark registration--legal objectives, practical reasons, and national deterrence are all primary considerations when filing for a trademark. As a Philly-based business, you are a competitor in [...]

March 18th, 2020|Comments Off on Uplifting Coronavirus Trademark Filings

The USPTO has seen a surge in coronavirus and COVID-19 trademark filings recently. Of the dozen new applications, the majority are optimistic and uplifting. Filed by different parties, the trademarks include: I SURVIVED CORONAVIRUS I [...]

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Admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Virginia