Janet Cho focuses her practice on intellectual property counseling, prosecution and litigation. She represents clients in trademark, trade dress, advertising, domain name, and copyright matters. She advises both individuals and businesses with the registration and management of intellectual property assets, as well as licensing such assets. She also helps clients negotiate intellectual property and technology agreements and represents them in inter partes and ex parte proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Janet also assists clients in intellectual property disputes.

Janet Cho focuses her practice on intellectual property counseling, prosecution and litigation. She represents clients in trademark, trade dress, advertising, domain name, and copyright matters. She advises both individuals and businesses with the registration and management of intellectual property assets, as well as licensing such assets. She also helps clients negotiate intellectual property and technology agreements and represents them in inter partes and ex parte proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Janet also assists clients in intellectual property disputes.

Janet is president-elect of the Virginia Women Attorneys Association (VWAA). She previously served as president of the VWAA’s Richmond Chapter. She is a council member for the Virginia Bar Association’s IP Section and a past president of the Greater Richmond Intellectual Property Law Association. She is also a member of the International Trademark Association. Janet is an active member of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity and was selected as a Diversity Fellow in 2017. 

She earned her Juris Doctor degree from the University of New Hampshire School of Law. She earned a Master of Arts Degree in rehabilitation counseling from New York University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Michigan.

  • Assisted numerous companies in clearance, registration, and maintenance of trademarks in the United States and worldwide.
  • Represented clients in ex parte and inter parte proceedings before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
  • Managed intellectual property due diligence.
  • Represent clients in UDPR proceedings before the World Intellectual Property Organization.
  • Assisted numerous clients in various industries, including finance, cryptocurrency, technology, aviation, consumer products and health care with matters relating to brand management, including trademark litigation, advertising, copyright issues and licensing.