I am a Partner at Cairncross & Hempelmann and I chair its Technology & IP... more
I am a Partner at Cairncross & Hempelmann and I chair its Technology & IP Transactions practice group. My practice covers intellectual property, licensing, and software and other technology and Internet-related matters. A focus of my work for clients covers intellectual property and technology transactions, including acquisitions, licensing, distribution, development and transfer, and commercia... view profile
Paul is a member of our firms Business, Licensing Technology and Real Estate Groups.... more
Paul is a member of our firms Business, Licensing Technology and Real Estate Groups. On a day-to-day basis, he provides the advice and services clients need to achieve their business goals. Pauls focus is on business formations, business and real estate acquisitions and financings, and other commercial transactions. He represents both start-up businesses and established companies. Paul has con... view profile
Kate Hendricks represents publishers, manufacturers, internet businesses, trademark... more
Kate Hendricks represents publishers, manufacturers, internet businesses, trademark owners, photographers, musicians, writers, software developers and other creative clients and concentrates her practice in the areas of copyright, trademark and unfair trade practices. She is an experienced litigator, mediator and arbitrator and counsels clients on a wide range of business issues, including lice... 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.