What We Do
Cobalt attorneys are specialists in advertising, promotions, and intellectual property matters, including: Federal Trade Commission compliance, product packaging review, electronic media review, contest and sweepstakes rules drafting, rebate and award rules, claim substantiation, COPPA and CARU compliance, copyright prosecution and protection, trademark prosecution and protection, customs regulations, registration of IP, internet matters, streaming video.
“We never write a letter when a phone call will do. We never file a lawsuit when a letter will do.”
Cobalt takes a thoughtful approach to litigation.
Cobalt assists clients with their promotional needs, including contests, sweepstakes, give-aways, rebates, grant giving, and other promotions. In addition to providing legal counsel, Cobalt connects clients with agencies and fulfillment houses that can help manage the details of operating a promotion.
Cobalt attorneys have extensive expertise in all areas of trademark and copyright selection, prosecution, and protection. We assist clients in the procurement of trademarks and copyrights as well as all administrative and transactional matters that support their IP portfolios, including prosecution, recording intellectual property with U.S. Customs, licensing, assignments, anonymous acquisition, and other matters.
In addition, Cobalt assists clients in all areas of internet law, including compliance with safe harbor provisions, streaming music and video, linking and framing issues, document protection, collection of data in preparation for litigation, and other online matters.
Cobalt has expertise in many aspects of advertising law, including script and storyboard evaluation, false advertising claims, comparative advertising, compliance with state and federal guidelines (including the heightened standards for marketing to children), review of print media, packaging, and radio commercials. We also work with clients on claim substantiation.