Regina von Gootkin has been with Brown, Paindiris & Scott since her first year of law school and practices primarily in the firm's Commercial Law Department focusing on real estate,... more
Regina von Gootkin has been with Brown, Paindiris & Scott since her first year of law school and practices primarily in the firm's Commercial Law Department focusing on real estate, commercial transactions and intellectual property. Her services include business formation, mergers and acquisitions, trademark and copyright filings, trade secret law, non-competition law, landlord/tenant law and c... view profile
A trademark protects words, names, symbols, or devices that identify a specific product for consumers. For example, Kleenex® is a trademarked company name. Other tissue makers, like Puffs®, cannot use the word Kleenex in their products, even though many people refer to all tissues as “Kleenex.” When someone uses your trademark without your consent, you will need the services of a trademark infringement lawyer. Trademark infringement attorneys know which options and procedures will get the desired outcome for your case (whether it's destroying the competing product, stopping the continued misuse of your trademark, or compensation for the money the infringer earned from your trademark). Trademark infringement attorneys can also defend your use of materials if someone claims you have infringed on their trademarked materials.