W. Tyler Hall
Tyler Hall brings a strong background working in a culinary business incubator for food trucks, producers, and other small food and beverage businesses—with a deep understanding of what goes into starting and running a business. He is committed to helping clients both small and large protect and leverage their unique identity, their reputation and good will, and other intellectual property into valuable assets.
Tyler advises on all facets of U.S. and international trademark law, from trademark selection and registration, to enforcement and licensing. He also counsels clients regarding copyright protection and enforcement, U.S. and international privacy laws, and has experience drafting and negotiating a variety of commercial contracts.
Previously, Tyler worked as a legal drafter and engineer for a contract analytics and assembly company. He enjoys educating teams to seamlessly integrate legal assessment and review with business operations, to identify threats early, and avoid unnecessary cost or revision.
- Secured important trade dress protection for the design of a client’s signature shoe.
- Counseled local software startup in enforcing its trademark against encroachment from an international tech company in jurisdictions around the world.
- Cleared and enforced trademark portfolio of nation-wide network of financial planners.
- Advised client in securing the rights to famous bubble gum brand as collateral in contentious dispute.
- Guided local CBD company developing from start-up to nation-wide brand.
- Managed years-long enforcement campaign protecting a market leader’s brand against frequent third party infringement.
- Helped local band acquire the rights to its artwork from their designer.
- Updated and streamlined contracting library for multi-national consumer electronics company.
- Shutdown infringement of client’s popular mobile app brand across multiple app stores.
Memberships & Awards
- American Bar Association, Section of Intellectual Property Law, Landslide Magazine, Editorial Board (2018-current)
Resources & Ideas
After the Ban: The Financial Landscape of International Soccer After Third-Party Ownership, authored a comment on the application of E.U. competition law to soccer; published in Oregon Law Review, Vol. 94, No. 1
- Oregon Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, Pro Bono Attorney (2018 - Present)
- University of Oregon School of LawJuris Doctor degree (2016)
- Kenyon CollegeBachelor of Arts, Political Science (2012)
Oregon State Courts