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Maria Crimi Speth

Maria Crimi Speth

Practice areas:

Internet, Trademark Infringement, Litigation, Trademark Application

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About Me

Maria practices in the areas of intellectual property, internet law, and commercial litigation, representing clients throughout the United States. She focuses her practice on assisting businesses in protecting their trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, information technology, and other intellectual property through preventative measures to avoid disputes and through litigation when disputes arise. 


An accomplished author, she has recently published Protect Your Writings: A Legal Guide for Authors and Apple v. Samsung, The Balance Between Patent Rights and the Free Market.She has numerous articles and dozens of published court cases. Maria frequently speaks at seminars and workshops on intellectual property and internet law topics.  She is a guest lecturer at Arizona State University and has appeared on radio and television providing legal commentary on intellectual property issues.  


Maria is the past Chairperson of the Ecommerce & Technology Section of the Arizona State Bar, and is on the executive council of the Intellectual Property Section of the Arizona State Bar. She is on the U.S. subcommittee of the Anti-counterfeiting Committee of the International Trademark Association.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1988

  1. Trademark Infringement: 30%
    27 years
  2. Internet: 30%
    17 years
  3. Litigation: 25%
    27 years
  4. Trademark Application: 15%
    22 years

Payment

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

9 total 

  • Aaron Keith Haar

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    Aaron Haar Business Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Mark D Bogard

    I highly endorse Maria. Her combination of great intelligence, energy, tenacity, legal expertise and decisiveness are second to none. We should all be so lucky to have Maria in our corner.

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    Mark Bogard Construction & Development Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Jaburg & Wilk PC

3200 North Central Avenue Suite 2000
Phoenix, AZ, 85012

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
AZActive 198903/20/2015
NYCurrently registered 198803/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2015
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Best Intellectual Property Law FirmArizona Foothills Magazine2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
Super LawyerSouthwest Super Lawyers2012
Super LawyerSouthwest Super Lawyers2011
Verdicts in excess of $1 MillionMillion Dollar Advocates ForumN/A

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
ShareholderJaburg Wilk2003 - Present

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
International Trademark AssociationMember2006 - Present
Arizona Women Lawyers AssociationMember1992 - Present
State Bar of ArizonaMember1989 - Present
CEO SpaceFacultyN/A
State Bar of Arizona, Intellectual Property SectionMemberN/A
Arizona Technology CouncilMemberN/A
The Institute of Harmonic ScienceBoard of DirectorsN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Griffin v. Maricopa CountyJury Verdict of $1.5 Million
Protecting intellectual property on the WebN/A
Closing the page on an infringing publicationN/A

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Protect Your Writings: A Legal Guide For AuthorsProtect Your Writings: A Legal Guide For Authors2010
Patent Rights and the Free MarketApple vs. Samsung The Balance Between Patent Rights and the Free MarketN/A

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Hofstra University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1988
Hofstra UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1985
Suffolk Community CollegeN/AA.A1983

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
CEO SpaceProtecting Intellectual Property2008
Arizona State Bar ConventionInternet Law2008