I have been serving people in the State of Wisconsin in state and federal court for... more
I have been serving people in the State of Wisconsin in state and federal court for 25 years. Civil litigation, appeals, intellectual property, copyright, trademark and tradenames are the matters I like to focus on. Family law is also something I enjoy, helping people who need help. Personal service and attention to detail are my hallmarks.
Mike Hopkins has tried more than 65 cases, with over 50 of those to a jury. He has... more
Mike Hopkins has tried more than 65 cases, with over 50 of those to a jury. He has litigated cases involving copyrights, trademarks, patents and trade secrets. He has represented authors, artists, architects, software developers, photographers, corporations, businesses, advertising agencies, inventors, and others. He has written and lectured extensively on various intellectual property law topi... 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.