Tim Fraelich's primary area of practice involves trademarks, including trademark infringement and dilution, trade dress protection, unfair competition, deceptive trade practices, and right of publicity law. Tim has more than 22 years of experience in global trademark clearance, brand development, portfolio management, and client counseling. He has represented clients in courts throughout the U.S. and before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) on numerous occasions. Additionally, Tim frequently drafts and enforces post-employment noncompetition covenants designed to protect the confidential information and trade secrets of clients.Tim has been involved in recent cases concerning trademarks for a diverse variety of products, including food products, banking services, retail stores, restaurants, appliances, video games, fertilizer, magazines, toys, cutlery, software, and a variety of other products and services. He has acted as primary outside trademark counsel for The J.M. Smucker Company, Bravo/Brio Restaurant Group, H. J. Heinz Company, Hamilton Beach Brands, and Prizer-Painter Stoveworks, and he assists those companies in registering, protecting, and enforcing their many famous trademarks. . He maintains trademark portfolios that consist of many thousands of trademarks registered throughout the world. .