Kevin Thompson practices primarily in the area of domestic and international... more
Kevin Thompson practices primarily in the area of domestic and international trademarks, copyrights, and internet law issues. He is experienced with prosecuting international applications under the Madrid Protocol, and coordinates clients' trademark portfolios in over seventy five countries, including the European Union. He advises clients with respect to enforcement of rights, and assists in ... view profile
Principal DALIAH SAPERis a member of the Illinois Bar and both the General Bar and... more
Principal DALIAH SAPERis a member of the Illinois Bar and both the General Bar and Trial Bar of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. She has handled manyhigh profile cases (including one she argued before theIllinois Supreme Court ) and isregularly interviewed on national tv, radio,and inseveral publications including: Fox News, CNBC, ABC News, The Chicago Tribune, W... view profile
I got my feet wet as a former Trademark Examining Attorney with the U.S. Patent... more
I got my feet wet as a former Trademark Examining Attorney with the U.S. Patent Trademark Office (USPTO), and, since then,have worked for over eight years in the private sector, almost exclusively in the intellectual property (I.P.) field. Icurrently workat an I.P. boutique law firm,focusing primarily on trademark (including unfair competition)and copyright legal matters, as well as domain nam... view profile
Patrick started Richards Patent Law after spending over eight years with McDermott... more
Patrick started Richards Patent Law after spending over eight years with McDermott Will Emery LLP, a large general practice firm in Chicago where he concentrated his practice on patent prosecution, counseling, opinion work and litigation. As a partner at McDermott, Patrick managed international patent portfolios for several major corporations, as well as a number of small and medium sized bus... view profile
In addition to practicing in the field of entertainment law, I am a musician myself.... more
In addition to practicing in the field of entertainment law, I am a musician myself. Along with my wife and law partner Paige Davidson, I play the guitar in a working dance rock band. I also author The Intellectual Property Registration and Enforcement Blog, which you can access at http://davidsontm.wordpress.com .
Balanced Counsel—for Smart Clients® We identify, develop, and protect intangible... more
Balanced Counsel—for Smart Clients® We identify, develop, and protect intangible business assets—trademarks, copyrights, patents, computer software, websites, trade secrets, contracts— provide confidential second opinions, and counsel other professionals on legal issues. We Seek to—Care enough to Speak Honestly; Be Aware enough to Speak Kindly; and Wise enough to Speak Persuasive... view profile
When you work hard developing a consumer-recognizable brand, with a logo and a branded image and reputation, a trademark attorney can help you protect these assets. Trademark application attorneys can advise you on all aspects of the trademarking process, including the need for notice of your trademark claim, which forms to use (and how to file them), and whether or not you should formally register your trademark with the government. Trademarks are the only protection your logo and brand have, and trademark application lawyers are the only ones who can successfully prevent them from being misused.