Those who know me well consider me to be a hard working and creative attorney. After... more
Those who know me well consider me to be a hard working and creative attorney. After practicing of law for nearly 25 years in big firms, I opened my own practice in 2009. Myclients range from large international and national corporations to small and medium-size closely held companies, innovative start-ups, software developers, Internet-based companies, medical institutions, universities and i... view profile
I concentrate my practice on trademark, copyright and unfair competition, strategic... more
I concentrate my practice on trademark, copyright and unfair competition, strategic counseling, litigation, licensing and prosecution matters. I handle matters involving trademarks, trade dress, product configuration, unfair competition, trade secrets, copyrights, false advertising and Internet related intellectual property issues. My Internet experience includes handling domain disputes under ... 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.
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