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About me

In addition to practicing in the field of entertainment law, I am a musician myself.  Along with my wife and law partner Paige Davidson, I play the guitar in a working dance rock band.


 


I also author The Intellectual Property Registration and Enforcement Blog, which you can access at http://davidsontm.wordpress.com.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Trademark Application: 40%
  2. Trademark: 25%
  3. Entertainment: 10%
  4. Copyright: 10%
  5. Other: 15%
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Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($150-200/hour), Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Davidson & Davidson LLC

1332 Jamie Lane
Homewood, IL, 60430

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law198711/12/2015
INInactive In Good Standing199701/08/2016
OHEx-CorporateUnknown01/13/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
B.S., magna cum laudeWestern Michigan University1983
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
N/ADavidson & Davidson LLC2008 - Present
N/AThorelli & Associates2007 - 2008
N/ABaker & McKenzie, LLP2003 - 2007
N/ALaw Offices of Jeffrey O. Davidson2002 - 2003
N/ABaker & Daniels LLP1994 - 2002
N/AThe Procter & Gamble Company1990 - 1994
N/ABrinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, Ltd.1987 - 1990
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
International Trademark Association, Publications CommitteeN/A1992 - 1993
International Trademark Association, Ethics CommitteeN/A1991 - 1992
International Trademark AssociationMember1987 - 2007
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
The Intellectual Property Registration and Enforcement BlogHow Is Trademark Infringement Decided?2009
The Intellectual Property Registration and Enforcement BlogStatutory Damages Help Small Copyright Owners Fight Large Infringers2009
The Intellectual Property Registration and Enforcement BlogThree Chords and a Lawsuit: A Brief History of Guitars and Trademarks2009
The Intellectual Property Registration and Enforcement BlogWhat is Cybersquatting, and What Can I Do If I’ve Been Targeted? (Part 1)2009
The Intellectual Property Registration and Enforcement BlogCybersquatting, Part 2: What Must I Show To Prevail Under The U.S. Anticybersquatting Act?2009
The Intellectual Property Registration and Enforcement BlogCybersquatting, Part 3: The UDRP Alternative2009
The Intellectual Property Registration and Enforcement BlogAvoid Last-Minute Branding Disasters!2009
The Intellectual Property Registration and Enforcement BlogImportant Early Steps On The Brand Selection Path2009
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Michigan Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1987
Western Michigan UniversityPsychologyBS - Bachelor of Science1983