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Elliott Alderman

Elliott Alderman

High Quality, Cost-Effective Legal Services For Sophisticated IP Clients

39 years of experience

Trademarks, Intellectual Property, Communications & Internet Law, Entertainment & Sports Law, Business Law

Washington DC


Welcome to Alderman IP, A Specialized AV- Rated 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). View More ›


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Practice Area

Trademark Litigation, Trademark Registration,
Intellectual Property
Trademark Litigation, Trademark Registration,
Communications & Internet Law
Internet Law, Media & Advertising,
Entertainment & Sports Law
Internet Law, Media & Advertising,
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes,


English: Spoken, Written


American University

J.D. (1982) | Law

American University


AV Preeminent(R) Rating
Client Champion Platinum
Client Champion Gold
International Who's Who of Business Lawyers, Sports and Entertainment Law
Who's Who Legal

Professional Associations

District of Columbia Bar


1983 - Current

District of Columbia Bar

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The Alderman Law Office
1455 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Suite 400 Washington, DC 20004
Telephone: (202) 596-5682

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