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Richard G.

Richard Gora

190 reviews
Looking for an attorney with experience? Richard Gora is the exact attorney you want. Having defended over 100 cases both in state and federal courts and working with clients from around the globe, Richard has an array of different experiences. His services are wide-ranging and include business litigation, securities litigations, employment litigation, and business counsel. Prior to founding Gora LLC, he worked for Finn, Dixon & Herling LLP for eight years.
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Joshua Garber

253 reviews
Representing notable clients like Tesla and the City of Los Angeles, Josh Garber excels at helping clients with employment and labor laws. Many of his past clients have had great success using Josh for employment agreements and Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE) hearings. With his practical advice, he has even helped clients avoid going to court.
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Ross Brandborg

91 reviews
Ross Brandborg is an attorney at law with more than 13 years of experience. He has been licensed to practice law in Minnesota and North Dakota. Ross is also a member of the North Dakota Patent Bar. He has a Juris Doctor degree in law, which he obtained after his graduation from the University of North Dakota. He specializes in trademark and copyright law, as well as in patents. Ross founded his own law firm, Brandborg Law, in 2017.
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Joshua K.

Joshua Kushner

14 reviews
The Kushner Offices was founded by Southern California-based attorney Joshua A. Kushner in 2016. Joshua graduated from top-ranked University of California Davis School of L... read more
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Daniel V.

Daniel Vaswani

Daniel has two roles as a Corporate Counsel at the startup design firm Affarei and an owner of his own firm, Red Metric, APC. He provides legal services for clients for matters related to business, criminal, and social security benefits. He is dedicated to assisting his clients achieve their goals, mitigating risks and consequences, and defending their rights.
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Veronica Besmer

5 reviews
Veronica Besmer is Managing Partner at The Besmer Law Firm, in Los Angeles. She specializes in both international and domestic corporate and business law, internet law and e-commerce, and intellectual property law. Veronica speaks English, German, and Czech and has expertise in cross-national business transactions. Currently, she serves as co-vice chair of the California State Bar’s Cyberspace Law Committee.
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Martin S.

Martin Sances

Martin Sances is a business attorney with more than 22 years of experience. He is experienced in contract drafting and reviewing, labor and employment law, and business formation. Some of his most recent clients include Allianz and ABM Industries. Martin is licensed to practice law in California. He obtained his legal degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School. He has been an attorney at Ramsey Law Group since February 2017.
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Michael J. T.

Michael J. Thomas

2 reviews
In 2014 Michael J. Thomas founded Creative Vision Legal with a mission to offer reliable, affordable legal services to small businesses, film makers, and musicians. Since then, he has advised clients in a wide range of industries on intellectual property, business formation, and internet law issues. He has served as a panel attorney for the California Lawyers for the Arts' referral service since 2015. Michael is not just a legal adviser, but he is also a musician and a former recording studio owner, in addition to having worked on anti-trust litigation matters at a national law firm.
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Rimas L.

Rimas Lukas

Rimas has extensive intellectual property experience representing companies in connection with the procurement of patent rights in all areas of technology including medical... read more
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Hannah S.

Hannah Sargent

A former military officer, Hannah is a member of the California State Bar and a graduate of University of California, Berkeley, School of Law. She focuses on litigation, business and commercial law, as well as estate planning. Before graduating law school and opening her own practice, she worked as a clerk for the U.S. attorney’s office in San Jose.
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There are three types of copyright: usage, full, and unique. Usage means the buyer gets to use the article one time, but the writer can use it again or resell it. Full rights will give the buyer all rights; they can even place their name on the article, saying they wrote it. Your copyright attorney can explain further details about the different kinds of copyright.

Copyright ©, the least expensive form of protection, means literally "the right to copy" an original creation. Original works of authorship include: Movies, drawings, books, works of art, music, textile and jewelry designs, photographs, lyrics, computer programs, paintings, architectural works, including blue prints and maps.

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