Joseph Ford is a sole practitioner who provides legal advice in connection with... more
Joseph Ford is a sole practitioner who provides legal advice in connection with entertainment licensing, distribution and production, including, merchandising, publishing, copyright, trademark and piracy. Most recently, Mr. Ford served for 3+ years as a Legal Consultant for NBCUniversal Media, where he provided counsel to NBCUniversal’s Television Consumer Products Group, advising high-level... view profile
Darity Wesley is the Chief Lotus Lawyer and founder of the Lotus Law Center. A... more
Darity Wesley is the Chief Lotus Lawyer and founder of the Lotus Law Center. A conscious renaissance lawyer, she has almost 30 years of business experience. Lotus Law Center practices A New Kind of Law which provides a new approach to the law through collaboration, cooperation and communication. Their forte is helping start-up companies ground their vision on a firm foundation affording ... view profile
Mark's practice is focused on trademark and copyright prosecution, general... more
Mark's practice is focused on trademark and copyright prosecution, general intellectual property counseling, e-commerce, licensing, and litigation in the areas of trademark and copyright infringement, computer intrusion, Trademark Trial and Appeal Board proceedings, and ICANN Internet domain name disputes. Prior to practicing law, Mark worked in government at the federal and state levels as a ... view profile
If you are a copyright, trademark, or patent owner and someone wants to use, for example, your artwork, trademarked slogan, or patented invention, you may benefit from the services of a licensing attorney. Licensing attorneys write contracts that protect your intellectual property rights. These agreements specify how someone may use your property and how much you will be paid for such use. For example, can they use it for one year or ten years? Can they use it only in Illinois or can they use it around the world? Can they share your property with others? A licensing lawyer can help you answer all of these questions. They can also specify the recourse available to you if someone violates the licensing agreement. Licensing attorneys know the words to use that will best protect your intellectual property.