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I am a nationally recognized expert in IP law and I am the managing attorney of the Roe Law Firm, based in Portland, Oregon. I maintain clients in various industries from manufacturing to entertainment as well as well as writing and speaking extensively on IP and entertainment law issues.


I have over 14 years experience providing clientswith the highest level of advice on every aspect of trademark, copyright and business as well as employment law issues.  I have represented clients across the United States as well as internationally.


My goals are to assist my clients in building their businesses by securing the exclusive use of their brand name or other intellectual property at an affordable rate.  He sees his job as an educator, presenting the possible options available to his clients highlighting the pros and cons of each and making a appropriate recommendation.


I also am a regular guest speaker to trade groups and to other attorneys on intellectual property issues.  I have published several well respected articles regarding intellectual property law and provide free consultations in an effort to insure clients IP rights are enforced.


I can be contacted directly via the Roe Law Firm website at or email at or via telephone toll-free at 877-636-6275.


Languages spoken: English, French, Italian, Dutch, Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Trademark: 17%
    18 years
  2. Trademark Application: 14%
    18 years
  3. Copyright: 14%
    18 years
  4. Copyright Application: 14%
    18 years
  5. Other: 41%
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Hourly ($250/hour), Fixed (always), Retainer (always), Free consultation (30 minutes)

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Contact info

PO Box 82657
Portland, OR, 97282



Professional misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.

  1. Suspension - Disciplinary
    issued in OR, 2014


    This sanction means the attorney lost his or her license to practice law for a period of time. The attorney typically returns to practicing law when the suspension expires.

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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Principal AttorneyRoe Law Firm2010 - Present
Principal AttorneyRoe & Associates, LLC2000 - 2010
Association namePosition nameDuration
Oregon Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2000 - Present
Oregon State BarMember1999 - Present
Federal Bar AssociationMember1999 - Present
Multnomah County Bar AssociationMember1999 - Present
Oregon State Bar, IP SectionMember1999 - Present
International Trademark AssociationMember1999 - Present
Art Institute of PortlandAssociate Professor2002 - 2010
United States Fencing AssociationBoard of Directors2000 - 2010
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Sub Rosa SpiritsIn client's favor.
Aglow GearIn client's favor.
Janalee Swain - Learning to see in the DarkIn client's favor.
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Publication nameTitleDate
Intellectual Property MagazineMoney Changes Everything2012
Thomson Reuters IP MattersSocial Media & Trademark Law in the 21st Century2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Valparaiso University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
University of Wisconsin Law SchoolPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1994
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Social Media and Law ConferenceMarketing & Advertising: Key Issues with UGC, Social Media & IP2012
Annual MeetingCopyright Law and the Evolution of the Digital Music Industry2011