I have been practicing with Chernoff, Vilhauer, LLP since 1977, primarily working... more
I have been practicing with Chernoff, Vilhauer, LLP since 1977, primarily working with patenting mechanical inventions and medical devices, but also doing some patent enforcement litigation, advising clients regarding licensing inventions, and helping clients choose and protect trademarks, among other intellectual property work. I am the Managing Partner of the firm. I am a member of the Or... view profile
I am a nationally recognized expert in IP law and I am the managing attorney of the... more
I am a nationally recognized expert in IP law and I am the managing attorney of the Roe Law Firm, based in Portland, Oregon. I maintain clients in various industries from manufacturing to entertainment as well as well as writing and speaking extensively on IP and entertainment law issues. I have over 14 years experience providing clientswith the highest level of advice on every aspect of... view profile
When you work hard to create unique ideas—whether they are in the form of a song or software code—a copyright prosecution attorney can help you protect them (and maybe even earn money from them) by copyrighting your material. Copyright application attorneys know the process involved in creating a new copyright and can advise you about the need for notice of your copyright claim and what form to use, and whether you should formally register your copyright. Copyright is the best protection your unique ideas can get and it pays to be thorough.