Garfield Goodrum founded our firm in 2012, relocating from Washington, DC, where he practiced intellectual property in BIGLAW — with a large, multi-office firm.  Garfield has over 20 years’ experience in IP, working with internationally known brands and designs.  Garfield has cleared and prosecuted registrations for hundreds of trademarks and copyright-protected works, and litigated numerous design, copyright and trademark infringement and inter partes matters.  In 2009, Garfield won a $774,000 jury verdict for willful design copyright infringement in U.S. federal court.  Garfield is chair of the Industrial Design Committee of AIPLA – the American Intellectual Property Law Association, a member of INTA – the International Trademark Association and the Copyright Society of the U.S.  Garfield speaks regularly in the U.S. and abroad on design protection.  His LL.M. thesis (in progress) at the George Washington University Law School is an international comparative study of design protection with copyright and sui generis legislation.

Garfield Goodrum, Esq., LL.M. program – George Washington University, Washington, DC;  J.D.,  Vermont Law School;  Middlebury College, German School, Middlebury, VT; B.A., St. John’s College, Annapolis, MD.

Associates and Clerks

Josephine Escalante, Esq., J.D., Northeastern University School of Law; B.A., Liberal Arts, St. John’s College.  Josephine is a member of AIPLA and INTA (firm).

Ashley Closterman, J.D., Vermont Law School; B.A., History, Northeastern University.