Erik M. Pelton & Associates PLLC, is a boutique trademark law practice planted firmly and accessibly a few miles away from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) in Falls Church, Virginia. In 1999, Erik Pelton launched his own firm after serving as a trademark examiner at the USPTO.
Mr. Pelton’s extensive experience at the USPTO included writing appellate briefs and statutory refusal of trademark registrations, and researching trademark law. At the USPTO, Mr. Pelton earned performance ratings of commendable or outstanding in all categories. Since founding his law firm, Mr. Pelton’s counsel has helped build and sustain strong brands for hundreds of Internet ventures, software companies, inventors, restaurants and small businesses across the U.S. and abroad.