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C. Enrico Schaefer

C. Enrico Schaefer

also known as Enrico Schaefer

Practice areas:

Internet, Copyright Infringement, Trademark Infringement, Litigation, Trademark Application

About Me

Current:  



  • Managing Partner at Traverse Legal, PLC

  • President and Board Member at ConnecTech

  • Author at Greatest American Lawyer


Past:



  • Partner at Smith & Johnson, PC

  • General Counsel at All-One Intranet, Inc.

  • Attorney at Bowman & Brooke


Education:



  • Michigan State University College of Law

  • Detroit College of Law

  • Albion College


 


Practice Spotlights:


Internet:
Web Law and Information Technology Update


Trademark:
Global Registration, Monitoring & Protection


Piracy:
Pursuing Cybersquatters Under the UDRP & ACPA


Monetization:
Defending Generic Domain Portfolios


New Media:
Copyright, DMCA & On-Line Content Protection


E-Commerce:
Contracts, Licensing, Policies & Deal Making


Trade Secrets:
Non-Competes, Trade Secrets & Market Position


Governance:
Director, Manager & Fiduciary Liability.


General Counsel:
Outsourced GC Services.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1990

  1. Internet: 30%
    19 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Litigation: 20%
    26 years, 300 cases
  3. Trademark Infringement: 20%
    26 years, 1 thousand cases
  4. Copyright Infringement: 20%
    26 years, 1 thousand cases
  5. Trademark Application: 10%
    26 years, 1 thousand cases

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (10-50%), Fixed (Sometimes), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

11 total 

  • Eric J. Menhart

    I met Enrico at a recent Internet Lawyer Conference. I recommend him as a person and an attorney.

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    Eric Menhart Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Martha F. Mothershead

    I endorse this lawyer.

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    Martha Mothershead Elder Law Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

Contact Info

(West Coast Office)

16830 Ventura Boulevard Suite 358
Los Angeles, CA, 91436-1707

Traverse Legal, PLC

404 W. 7th St.
Austin, TX, 78701

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MIActive And In Good Standing199006/27/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Web Excellence - Blogging on the WebConnectech2008
Winner of Tech Top 12 AwardTraverse City Business News2007
Dean Charles H. KingMichigan State University College Of Law1990
American Jurisprudence AwardsMichigan State University College of Law1989

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Founding AttorneyTraverse Legal, PLC2005 - Present
PartnerSmith & Johnson, P.C.2000 - 2004
Of CounselHilborn & Hilborn, PC1999 - 2000
President and General CounselAll-One Intranet, Inc.1996 - 1998
FounderEPLF, PC, Bingham Farms & Leland, MI1995 - Present
AttorneyBowman and Brooke LLP1991 - 1993
Law ClerkThe Honorable Richard F. Suhrheinrich1990 - 1991

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
INTA WHOIS & Domain Dispute SubcommitteeMember2010 - Present
INTA Internet Law CommitteeMember2009 - Present
INTAMember2008 - Present
ConnectTechBoard Member2002 - Present
Grand Traverse Leelanau Antrim County Bar AssociationMember2000 - Present
State Bar of MichiganIntellectual Property Law Section2000 - Present
Michigan Association For JusticeMember1990 - Present
Michigan Bar AssociationAttorney1990 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Overlooked Opinions v Trans National Group2.1 Million Dollar Verdict
j2 GLOBAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC., et al. v. ZILKER VENTURES, LLC, et al.Settled
The Weather Underground, Inc., v. Navigation Catalyst Systems, Inc., et al.3.5 Million Dollar Judgment

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Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Michigan State University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1990
Albion CollegePolitical ScienceB.A.1986

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Business Law 1Business Law _ Guest Faculty2013
2013 Intellectual Property Law Spring SeminarTechnology and Management Tools for Your IP Practice2013
Internet Law Leadership SummitTrademark Infringement On the Internet2012
Cyberlaw Leadership ConferenceInternet Law Updates2012
Busienss Law IBusiness Law _ Guest Faculty2012
Webinar - October 28, 2010Get a New Client a Day the Enrico Schaefer Way2010
Midwestern Law Firm Management-ChicagoLaw Practice Management & Technology2010
Virtual Paralegals and Legal Assistants: How to Maximize Cost Savings & Increase Client ValueLegal Business2009
Turbo-Charge Your Cell Phone For BusinessBusiness Technology2009
Revenue Per Lawyer: Increase Profitability not Billable HoursLegal Business2009
Implementing Digital Dictation Solution for Your Professional PracticeBusiness Technology2008
Entrepreneurial Focus: WTCM Radio, Traverse City, MIBusiness Technology2007