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Kenneth Leo Kunkle

About me

Kenneth Kunkle is a Twin Cities based attorney who prides himself on his
personal service and ability to help his clients pursue their goals and
passions. When you hire Kunkle Law, you are hiring Ken and you can expect him
to personally look out for your needs. Ken values personalized service and he
takes the time to get to know about each client, their industry, and their
unique legal needs. While Ken performs top-notch legal services, he also makes
sure clients understand the legal issues for themselves so they can make the
best decision possible for their businesses and families.


In addition to providing services to the general business community, Ken
focuses on issues affecting the technology, marketing, arts, and entertainment
industries. His practice includes drafting and reviewing contracts, copyright
and trademark opinions and registrations, regulatory compliance, employment
issues, and all other general business issues. With over 10 years of
experience, he has represented a wide variety of creative professionals,
including writers, musicians, designers, Internet content providers, graphic
artists, commercial photographers, software programmers, and many other who use
their creativity as a part of their business plan.



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Practice areas


  1. Trademark Application: 50%
  2. Entertainment: 25%
  3. Trademark: 15%
  4. Licensing: 10%



Hourly ($250/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Maxwell Seaton Felsheim

    Ken is a thoughtful and capable attorney. He is very detail oriented and has a knack for seeing matters from multiple perspectives. I would recommend Ken.


    Maxwell Felsheim Entertainment Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Daniel Paul Haugrud Reiff

    Ken is an excellent attorney. I highly recommend him. He has a vast knowledge of IP issues, and he is the first one I call for IP cases. I've referred clients in the past to Ken, and I will happily continue to refer cases to him.


    Daniel Reiff Business Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Kunkle Law PLC

1769 Lexington, #182
St. Paul, MN, 55113-6522


MNAuthorized to practice199608/14/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
The Top 25 Minnesota BlawgsMinnesota Bar Associaition: practicelaw.com2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalKunkle Law PLC2007 - Present
PrincipalKunkle Law1996 - 2003
Association namePosition nameDuration
International Trademark AssociationMember2013 - Present
Springboard for the Arts, MN Lawyers for the ArtsAdvisory Panel2013 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Minnesota Intellectual Property Law Association, Copyright Law CommitteeChair2010 - 2012
Minnesota State Bar Association, Art and Entertainment Law SectionChair2009 - 2010
Minnesota State Bar Association, Art and Entertainment Law SectionTreasurer/Secretary2008 - 2009
Minnesota State Bar Association, Art and Entertainment Law SectionChair2001 - 2003
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Segway Inc. v. Chappell McPhersonN/A
Bray Web Development, Inc. d/b/a Blue Tangerine Solutions, LLC v. Builder Consulting, LLCDomain transfer in client's favor
CHS Inc. v. PetroNet LLCPartial summary judgment on 3 of 5 claims. Case settled
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Publication nameTitleDate
Beyond the BarIs an Attorney’s Work Product Protected by Copyright Laws?2005
Bench and Bar of MinnesotaMinimum Contacts in a Virtual World1998
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Hamline University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
Wichita State UniversityPolitical ScienceN/A1992
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Giant Steps ConferenceProtect Yourself and Your Work Without Breaking the Bank - A Guide to What Really Matters Legally2014
Regional Communications Law ForumOnline Broadcasts – Who to Pay and When?2013
Ramsey County Bar Association CLEIP Basics for the Small Business Attorney2012
Minnesota Paralegal InstituteTrademark Law2011
Conference"Hand-held Devices & Privacy: We Know What You Read, Bought, Watched, Ate and Emailed Last Summer - Are You Scared? "2011
WorkshopCopyright Myths2010
Art, Entertainment and Sports Law InstituteDaily Snapshot: The Law of the Arts 1012010
Annual MeetingLegal Issues Resulting from the Social Media Explosion2010
Alliance for Community MediaFair Use in Community Productions2007