Brian M. Taddonio


Address: 701 Palomar Airport Road,
Suite 230,
Carlsbad, CA 92011

Phone: (212) 203-4809

Overview Experience Insights Interests


Brian M. Taddonio focuses his practice on trademark, trade dress, unfair competition, and copyright litigation. His experience also includes representing trademark owners in opposition and cancellation proceedings before the U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, as well as counseling clients on clearance, prosecution, and enforcement of trademarks and copyrights. Brian manages the U.S. and worldwide trademark portfolios on behalf of a wide range of companies and is highly sought after by clients in the fashion, music, art, architecture, entertainment, beverage, restaurant, and hospitality industries.

Brian holds a Master of Architecture degree and has practiced architecture in the United States and France.


  • Music licensing agreement between an international music producer and a well-known rapper
  • Business separation agreement between a consultant and an employer
  • Trademark coexistence and consent agreement between an urban entertainment and clothing brand and a professional sports team
  • Favorable Administrative Panel Decision on behalf of an iconic fashion brand pursuant to the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP)
  • Copyright registration for a world-famous DJ
  • Copyright registration for a well-known graffiti artist



In addition to the practice of law, Brian has completed the New York City Marathon 3 years in a row has completed several half-marathons.

Practice Areas
Technical Expertise

San Diego


M.Arch., University of Michigan Taubman College of Architecture & Planning

J.D., Brooklyn Law School

B.A. in Modern European History, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Bar and Court Admissions

New York
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
United States District Court for the Western District of New York