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Paparella & Associates is a law firm specializing in intellectual Property.  Namely, Patents, Trademarks, & Copyrights, and serves the business community nationwide.  By structuring the law firm around, and operating the firm under sound business practices, Paparella & Associates has uniquely positioned itself to deliver the highest quality representation, while utilizing a fee structure that is more in line with the business community’s expectations.  Representing clients in all intellectual property matters including, Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights, Infringement Matters, Clearance Opinions, Freedom to Operate Opinions, Trade Secrets, and Litigation.


Practice areas


  1. Trademark: 20%
    17 years
  2. Trademark Application: 20%
    17 years
  3. Patent Infringement: 20%
    17 years
  4. Patent Application: 20%
    17 years
  5. Intellectual Property: 20%
    22 years



Hourly ($125-350/hour), Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Paparella & Associates, PC

3878 Cascade Rd SE
Grand Rapids, MI, 49546

Paparella & Associates, PC

4843 Cascade Rd. SE
Grand Rapids, MI, 49546

Paparella & Associates, PC

2002 Summit Boulevard, Suite 1250
Atlanta, GA, 30319



MIActive And In Good Standing200205/14/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Circle of Techincal Excellence3M1994
Circle of Techincal Excellence3M1993
Circle of Techincal Excellence3M1992
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalPaparella & Associates2004 - Present
AssociatePrice Heneveld Cooper Dewitt & Litton2002 - 2004
Advanced Product Development Engineer3M1992 - 2000
Association namePosition nameDuration
United States Patent and Trademark OfficeRegistered2003 - Present
United States District Court, Western District of MichiganAdmitted2003 - Present
MIPLAMember2002 - Present
AIPLAmember2002 - Present
State Bar of MichiganMember2002 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
The Greater Lansing Business MonthlyPatenting, Branding and Marketing2006
BriefsPatent Basics2005
BICSI Telecommunication associationConnecting the Future1996
LightwaveEvolution of Easily Field Installed Connectors1995
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Michigan State University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
Michigan State UniversityEngineeringOther - Bachelors1992