Brent Radcliff is an associate attorney with the firm’s Intellectual Property and Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice groups. His primary practice is focused on intellectual property analysis, counseling and litigation. Mr. Radcliff services a variety of companies across numerous industries, including travel, industrial safety equipment, manufacturing machinery, music rights & licensing, publishing, alcohol and restaurants. He handles matters related to anti-counterfeiting, trademark and copyright registration and defense, IP portfolio administration and management, and all aspects of IP trial practice. With regard to his music industry work, Brent has drafted and negotiated all manner of agreements for artists, studios, musicians and related industry contractors.
Prior to joining Taylor English, Mr. Radcliff served as a trademark examining attorney for the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in the Washington, D.C. metro area. He has extensive experience resolving complex trademark issues, interpreting trademark rules, reviewing applications and appearing before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.
Mr. Radcliff also worked as an attorney advisor with all the requisite clearances for the Office of International Trade for U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the largest agency under the United States Department of Homeland Security. In this role, he drafted decisions and prepared memoranda addressing civil penalties, seizures and forfeitures for goods. While working for the Office of International Trade, Mr. Radcliff also evaluated portions of the U.S. Customs’ IP trade policy guidance and coordinated updates for the agency. He also prepared and presented IP and anti-counterfeiting enforcement trainings for customs officials and attorneys at U.S. Ports of Entry.
Mr. Radcliff attended Howard University School of Law. He is admitted to the State Bars of Georgia and Maryland.
Outside of the office, Mr. Radcliff travels extensively with his wife and enjoys discovering new restaurants and spending time with family.
American Bar Association, IP Section
National Bar Association, IP Section
Gate City Bar Association
State Bar of Georgia, IP and Entertainment & Sports Law Sections
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Legal Counsel (MAAC)
Georgia Lawyers for the Arts, Advisory Board Member
D.C. Youth Court, Board of Directors
Successfully represented a national PPE manufacturer and distributor in a penalty and liquidated damages proceeding with U.S. Customs and Border Protection and obtained a penalty reduction of 99.8%.
Represents domestic breweries, restaurants and lifestyle brands in various portfolio management and trademark enforcement matters.
Represents Red Ventures, a portfolio of international and domestic digital brands that includes Lonely Planet, Creditcards.com, Motgage-calc.com, CD.com, The Points Guy, Quizzle, and Bankrate.
- American Bar Association CLE: "Breaking Down the Current State of Trademark Functionality Law"October 18, 2021
- Functionality Crumbles Under Pocky (Co-author)October 2021Landslide Magazine (American Bar Association) Vol. 14, No. 1
- March 22, 2021
Howard University School of Law, JD, 2013
Howard University, BBA, 2010
Courts & Adjudicative Bodies
U.S. Court of International Trade
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
Georgia Supreme Court
Maryland Court of Appeals