I help my clients obtain and enforce intellectual property rights including patents,... more
I help my clients obtain and enforce intellectual property rights including patents, copyrights, trademarks, and trade secrets. I have had the privilege of doing so for many excellent, highly sophisticated companies. My primary area of practice is patent law. I have written and prosecuted hundreds of patent applications. I also help my clients understand how patents impact them, and provide ... view profile
I'm an attorney focused on working with business organizations and entrepreneurs to... more
I'm an attorney focused on working with business organizations and entrepreneurs to protect and grow their businesses. I have significant business and legal experience with issues that these clients commonly face, including compliance with employment law, business entity formation, conducting e-commerce and business over the Internet, structuring key employment, consulting, and vendor agreemen... view profile
Private practice and inside counsel experience. Started in the commercial and... more
Private practice and inside counsel experience. Started in the commercial and insolvency, but was an early participant in the growth of IT and the practice of IT law, with my first lectures and publications in 1986 and my first Bar activities on the subject in 1985. That became my primary practice in 1995. I lecture and publish regularly on topics generally related to technology and enjoy t... view profile
20 years of experience in business and real estate litigation, as well as counseling... more
20 years of experience in business and real estate litigation, as well as counseling businesses on the spectrum of operational issues, including contract negotiation, employment matters, and intellectual property issues.
I am an attorney in Butzel Long’s Ann Arbor office, practicing in the areas of... more
I am an attorney in Butzel Long’s Ann Arbor office, practicing in the areas of intellectual property, technology and media law. My practice focuses on assisting clients in securing and protecting their technology and brand, whether through transactions or litigation. My clients include companies in the manufacturing and automotive arena, health care industry and digital and traditional media. ... view profile
If you a creative person, such as an artist, author, software developer, inventor, or business owner, you can use the services of an intellectual property lawyer to protect your ideas, images, or processes from being used without your consent. There are various types of intellectual property lawyers: There are copyright attorneys who help protect your unique ideas in things like music, film, software, paintings, and pictures. There are trademark attorneys who protect your valuable logos, images and slogans. There are patent attorneys who help you get government protection for your inventions. There are also licensing attorneys that write contracts which set the ground rules for others using your copyrights, trademarks, or patents.