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Arthur K Shaffer

Copyright infringement Attorney at Kansas City, MO

5.0   1 review
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  • State Years
    Kansas - KS 21 years
    Dist. of Columbia - DC 22 years
    Missouri - MO 22 years
  • Licensed for 21 years
    State KS
    Acquired 2002
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 22 years
    State DC
    Acquired 2002
    Good Standing No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 22 years
    State MO
    Acquired 2001
    Good Standing, Active No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Arthur

Learn Arthur’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Copyright infringement
    Artwork and its associated rights are vital to our society, especially in the Age of the Internet. Litigating those rights requires knowledge of the Law, Technology and Art. Not every lawyer has his real-world experience, but Mr. Shaffer has the experience and passion to help you in a lawsuit involving copyrights, software, the internet and social media. If you need help in a Copyright infringement matter, please contact Mr. Shaffer.

    23 years

  2. Trademark infringement
    Mr. Shaffer has knowledge and experience with trademark lawsuits throughout the U.S. These lawsuits often involve claims of federal and state unfair competition claims, false advertising and misappropriation. Not every lawyer understands these intertwined issues, but Mr. Shaffer has the knowledge and experience to help enforce or defend against these trademark infringement claims.

    23 years

  3. Patent application
    As a former engineer, Mr. Shaffer has working knowledge about using and developing inventions in the real-world. As a lawyer, Mr. Shaffer focuses on helping small and medium sized businesses and inventors achieve success with their patents. His practice focuses primarily on patent preparation, prosecution, enforcement, licensing and litigation around the world. If you have an invention you would like to patent, please contact Mr. Shaffer to assist you or your company.

    23 years

  4. Litigation
    For the past 15 years, Arthur Shaffer has handled intellectual property lawsuits ranging from multi-million dollar business disputes to relatively simple copyright infringement cases. Over the years, he has helped individuals and businesses obtain justice in cases involving patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade dress, licenses, non-competes, defamation and social media. Sometimes it takes time and a lot of work to reach a resolution but most cases can be resolved.

    23 years

  5. Patent infringement
    As a former engineer, Arthur has working knowledge about using and developing inventions in the real-world. As a lawyer, Mr. Shaffer has over 15 years experience helping small and medium sized businesses and inventors enforce and defend against patent claims, including filing lawsuits as necessary. His practice focuses primarily patent preparation, enforcement, licensing and litigation. If you need help with a patent infringement suit please contact Mr. Shaffer to assist you or your company.

    23 years

  6. Trademark application
    Mr. Shaffer handles trademark applications which in some cases, is a company’s most valuable asset. Sometimes this is also referred to as a logo, brand name or goodwill. If you would like assistance in your trademark, please contact Mr. Shaffer.

    23 years

  7. Intellectual property
    Mr. Shaffer, handles intellectual property which was once considered only applicable to artists and inventors. Now intellectual property protection is being utilized by most growing businesses.

    23 years

  8. Copyright application
    Mr. Shaffer has been helping artists protect and enforce their rights to their creative works like books, songs, photographs or paintings for over 16 years. If you have questions or need assistance, please contact him to discuss your artistic rights

    23 years


Mr. Shaffer, a former physicist and controls engineer, worked in cutting edge technologies utilizing computers and electrical systems in the largest and most challenging projects around the world. Currently, Mr. Shaffer focuses his practice based upon meeting similar challenges in the most challenging, cutting edge legal areas, like patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade dress, trade secrets, licensing, DMCA and the law of the internet.  Specifically, he works to obtain, protect and litigate intellectual property rights in connection with software, computer systems, medical systems and other innovative technologies within the public and private sectors, including everything from Fortune 500 companies to entrepreneurial and small business ventures.   

Mr. Shaffer frequently speaks to local and national audiences in the areas of intellectual property law and the internet, providing guidance on its evolving legal landscape. Throughout his legal career, Mr. Shaffer has garnered significant experience in complex business transactions and litigation involving a variety of intellectual property concerns, including patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, trade dress, license agreements and other tangible and intangible assets.  



Intellectual Property Center
605 West 47th St
Kansas City, MO, 64112


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Posted by Timothy | November 22, 2016
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| Hired Attorney
Very Knowledable
Mr. Shaffer guided me through applying for and eventually obtaining a patent in short order. I was really impressed with how easy he and his team made the process.


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AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Intellectual Property Center, LLC
  • 2003 - Present
  • Adjunct Professor
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College
  • 2002 - 2002
  • Prosecutor
  • Jackson County Missouri
  • 2000 - 2002


  • Kansas Metropolitan Bar Association - IP Section
  • President
  • 2010 - 2015

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

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  • 2020
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  • 2019
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  • 2018
  • Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2017
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2017
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2014
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2013
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2012
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2011
  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2010
  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2009
  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2008
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  • The Urban Lawyer
  • Contributing Editor
  • 2000

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Kansas City Copyright infringement Lawyer Arthur K Shaffer
Arthur K Shaffer
Copyright infringement Attorney
Kansas City, MO
Licensed for 22 years
Virtual consultation available