We recognize the importance of intellectual property to you, your company, your... more
We recognize the importance of intellectual property to you, your company, your investors, and your ability to succeed in the marketplace. We also recognize the complexity and cost associated with the procurement and enforcement of intellectual property rights. Perhaps most importantly, we recognize your need for certainty in intellectual property expenditures. To that end, we have built... view profile
Ms. Piazza advises public and private companies, investors, entrepreneurs and... more
Ms. Piazza advises public and private companies, investors, entrepreneurs and inventors, principally in mergers and acquisitions, corporate, corporate finance, joint ventures, business contracts (including licensing, manufacturing and distribution), international and intellectual property. Her clients cover a broad variety of industries, including, aerospace and defense, software, biotechnology... view profile
Mr. Stone's practice focuses on all aspects of trademark law and other related areas... more
Mr. Stone's practice focuses on all aspects of trademark law and other related areas of intellectual property, including, issues concerning social media, corporate sponsorships, privacy, procurement, licensing, enforcement of brand rights, and patent litigation. While in private practice, his past trademark and intellectual property representations include: The Coca-Cola Company, Houston Astros... 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.