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Glenn S Bacal

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Status: Active  

Board Certified Specialization: None  

Professional Liability Insurance: Yes  

Admitted to Practice Law: 1981

Admitted to State Bar of Arizona: October 17, 1981

Other Language(s): None


Glenn S. Bacal has advised leading companies in intellectual property matters for 30 years, and is a co-author and co-editor of nationally recognized publications about trademark law. He is a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America Society, an honorary trial law society whose membership is by invitation only. He is described in the WTR 1000--The World's Leading Trademark Professionals as "nationally and internationally prominent" and he was accorded Gold Band Status. This status is reserved for those individuals who attracted the most positive comments from sources, and who are, according to the WTR 1000 ranking, the "crème de la crème" lawyers who are able to secure the most high-profile, big ticket work from the most prestigious of clients.

Mr. Bacal was educated at and has received degrees from Columbia, Oxford, and UC Berkeley (Boalt Hall and Haas School of Business). While he was at Oxford, he was elected President of the Middle Common Room (composed of the Graduates) at Merton College. Merton College recently celebrated its 750th Anniversary.

His practice encompasses both litigation and counseling in the areas of trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, advertising, computer law and unfair competition. His clients are national, international and local.

Mr. Bacal has been listed in Best Lawyers in America for over a decade. He has been recognized in various listings, including among others, Southwest Super Lawyers, , AZBusiness Top Lawyers List, and in international publications such as Who's Who Legal USA-Trademarks, published in London. He has been rated as AV Preeminent with 5.0 out of 5.0 by his peers on .

Mr. Bacal has been active in both the Intellectual Property Section and the Business Law Section of the State Bar of Arizona. He has played a leading role in the International Trademark Association ("INTA"), including service as Chair of the Publications Committee. Mr. Bacal has for many years been the lead author of the Arizona chapter of INTA's State Trademark and Unfair Competition Law.

Areas of Law and Practice

Areas of Law Areas of Practice
Business Law Business Arbitration, Business Litigation, Business Fraud, Business Estate Planning, Business Organization, Business Mediation, Business Planning, Business Cooperatives, Business Associations Law, Business Crimes, Business Development, Business Dissolutions, Business Enterprises, Business Formation, Family Business Successions, International Business Law, Family Business Law, Family Business Mediation, Entrepreneurial Business Law, Entrepreneurial Business Law, Emerging Growth Companies, Emerging Growth Companies, Complex Business Litigation, Closely Held business Taxation, Cooperative Taxation, Emerging Business Law, Buy-Sell Agreements, Closely Held Business Estate Planning, Closely Held Business Law, Business Successions, Business Succession Planning, Business Syndication, Business Taxation, Business Start-Ups, Business Regulation, Business Reorganization, Buying and Selling of Businesses, Business Valuation, Business Trusts, Business Transfers, Business Torts, Business Transactions, Joint Ventures, International Joint Ventures, Limited Liability Company Law, Sole Proprietorships, Strategic Alliances, Trade and Professional Associations, Trade Association Law, Small Business Law, Professional Practices, Privatization, Private Business Law, Pass-Through Entities, Minority Business Law
E-Commerce & Technology Computer Contracts, Computer Crime, Computer Software Law, Computer Security, Computer Law, Computer Fraud, Computer Technology, Information Technology, Data Protection, Software Protection, Software Publishing Technology, Information Technology Licensing, Information Technology Contracts, International Computer Law, Software Copyright, Software Licensing
Internet Law Internet Litigation, Internet Licensing, Web Site Development, Cybersquatting, Content Licensing, Domain Names, E-Commerce, Domain Name Infringement, Digital Signatures, Electronic Security, Internet Crimes, Internet Liability, E-Commerce Taxation, Internet Insurance
Intellectual Property Chemical Patents, Chemical Patent Prosecution, Computer and Software Patents, Computer Architecture Patents, Copyright Licensing, Copyright Infringement, Copyright Prosecution, Copyright Litigation, Business Method Patents, Chemical Intellectual Property, Biotechnology Patents, Brand management, Biotechnology Patent Prosecution, Biochemical Patents, Artistic Property, Intellectual Property Rights, Intellectual Property Prosecution, Intellectual Property Procurement, Intellectual Property Portfolio Management, Intellectual Property Litigation, Intellectual Property Enforcement, Intellectual Property Arbitration, Intellectual Property Licensing, Intellectual Property Infringement, Industrial Property Rights, Industrial Property, Electronic Patents, Electronic Intellectual Property, Electrical Intellectual Property, Electrical Patent Prosecution, Electro-Mechanical Patents, Electrical Patents, Copyright Protection, Copyright Registration, Design Patents, Counterfeiting, Trademark Prosecution, Trademark Protection, Trademark Registration, Trademark Licensing, Trademark Litigation, Trademark Arbitration, Trademark Infringement, Trade Dress, Theft of Trade Secrets, Trade Names, Trade Secret Misappropriation, Protection of Personality, Service Marks, Proprietary Rights, Piracy, Internet Intellectual Property, Internet Copyright Law, International Patents, International Trademarks, International Patent Prosecution, International Licensing, International Copyright Law, International Intellectual Property, Mechanical Intellectual Property, Mechanical Patent Prosecution, Mechanical Patents, Medical Intellectual Property, Internet Trademarks, Internet Patents, Literary Property, Lanham Act, Pharmaceutical Patents, Pharmaceutical Patent Prosecution, Pharmaceutical Intellectual Property, Patent Protection, Patent Prosecution, Patent Portfolio Management, Patent Licensing, Patent Litigation, Metallurgical Patents, Molecular Biology Patents, Merchandising, Medical Patents, Patent Interference Practice, Patent Infringement, New Media Law, Patent Applications
Litigation Airbag Injury, All Terrain Vehicle Products Liability, Automotive Crashworthiness, Automotive Restraints, Automotive Warranty Law, Automotive Products Liability, Automotive Design Liability, Breach of Warranty, Blood Bank Liability, Bicycle Products Liability, Biomedical Products Liability, Class Action Prosecution, Class Action Defense, Complex and Multi-District Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Breast Implant Litigation, Chemical Explosions, Chemical Products Liability, Civil Litigation, Drug and Medical Device Defense, Drug and Medical Device Litigation, Defense Litigation, Diet Drug Litigation, Dalkon Shield Litigation, Complex Litigation, Recreational Products Liability, Propane Products Liability, Products Liability Mediation, Products Liability Subrogation, Tire Defect Litigation, Tire/Rim Mismatch, Seat Belt Injury, Recreational Vehicle Products Liability, Vaccine Injury, U.S. Supreme Court Litigation, Tobacco Litigation, Trial Practice, Federal Civil Litigation, Explosions, Escalator Liability, Environmental Products Liability, Engineering Products Liability, Elevator Liability, E-Discovery, Drug Contamination, Heavy Equipment Products Liability, Heart Device Litigation, Gas Explosions, Food Products Liability, Food Borne Disease, Flammable Fabrics, Firearms Litigation, Federal Litigation, Product Safety, Product Recall, Product Failure, Product Defects, Product Warning Labels, Products Liability Arbitration, Products Liability Defense, Products Liability Insurance Coverage, Industrial Products Liability, International litigation, Lemon Law, Long-Arm Litigation, Manufacturers Liability, Motorcycle Products Liability, Office Equipment Products Liability, Personal Injury Litigation, Vehicle Rollovers, Warranty Law, Welding Products Liability


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Law School

  • U of California - Berkeley

  • Last Updated: November 27, 2021
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  • Scottsdale, Arizona, Maricopa County
  • Accept Credit Cards: No
  • Free Consultations: No

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