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Elliott Alderman

Elliott Alderman

High Quality, Cost-Effective Legal Services For Sophisticated IP Clients
  • Trademarks, Intellectual Property, Communications & Internet Law ...
  • District of Columbia
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Welcome to Alderman IP, A Specialized Intellectual Property Boutique Firm.

With 40 years of cutting-edge legal experience, Alderman IP is a partner for strategic and comprehensive intellectual property counsel, and is frequently consulted by other law firms for assistance with complex intellectual property, technology, content and media matters.

We help guide and advise high-end clients in the development, protection and monetization of their intellectual property, whether in technology, media or the arts. Working with software, web and multimedia companies, funded startups, sports teams and established performers and creators, we leverage and optimize the value of our clients' IP assets, regardless of media or technology.

Centrally located in Washington, DC, we work with clients both nationally and around the globe. While most of our business is referral-based, we welcome the opportunity to assist new and returning high-quality clients as well as general counsel of companies with complex IP cases or matters.

Founded by a Former General Counsel.

The firm is founded by former general counsel Elliott Alderman, who has wide-ranging legal experience in private practice as well as policy-drafting expertise from work at the U.S. Copyright Office and the Department of Justice. The firm is AV Preeminent® rated and has received Martindale-Hubbell’s top Platinum Client Champion award, which recognizes attorneys who have received ten or more client reviews with an average score of 4.5 (out of 5), or higher (an honor received by less than 1% of attorneys).

Practice Areas
    Trademark Litigation, Trademark Registration
    Intellectual Property
    Communications & Internet Law
    Internet Law, Media & Advertising, Telecommunications Law
    Entertainment & Sports Law
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Additional Practice Areas
  • Copyright
  • Technology transactions
  • Free Consultation
    Free initial phone consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
District of Columbia Bar
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Federal Circuit
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U.S. Supreme Court
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  • English: Spoken, Written
American University
J.D. (1982) | Law
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AV Preeminent(R) Rating
The highest peer rating standard. This is given to attorneys who are ranked at the highest level of professional excellence for their legal expertise, communication skills, and ethical standards by their peers.
Client Champion Platinum
At least 10 reviews and a score of 4.5 or higher (out of 5). Fewer than 1 percent of attorneys qualify for this award.
Client Champion Gold
Award for excellent client service.
International Who's Who of Business Lawyers, Sports and Entertainment Law
Who's Who Legal
This peer-nominated publication features the most highly regarded practitioners in the world, in a variety of practice areas.
Professional Associations
District of Columbia Bar
- Current
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Contact & Map
The Alderman Law Office
1455 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Suite 400
Washington, DC 20004
Telephone: (202) 596-5682
Monday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Saturday: Closed (Today)
Sunday: Closed