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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

254 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

92 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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Aubrey C.

Aubrey Chen

Aubrey Chen is an experienced intellectual property lawyer who specializes in biotechnology and technology patent prosecution. He also registers trademarks and performs analysis of contract and licensing documents. As someone who holds a bachelor's degree and master's degree in biology and biological sciences, he understands some of the most complicated aspects of his client's biotechnology patents and related problems.
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Heather S.

Heather Satin

Heather began practicing in 1998 and has been admitted in both California and Canada. Throughout her career, Heather has worked with and negotiated on behalf of business of all sizes from solo entrepreneurs to substantial corporate enterprises. She enjoys being a creative-thinking business strategist, entrepreneurial mentor, and complex-contract negotiator.
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John C.

John Crandon

2 reviews
John is an entrepreneur and a senior-level corporate, private equity, and transactions attorney. He has specialized experience in venture finance and business transactions in software, hardware, energy, Internet services, consumer goods, and life sciences. John has raised over $80 million in venture finance for early-stage companies in software and biotech.
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Brad B.

Brad Bertoglio

22 reviews
Intellectual property is especially important for businesses that are experiencing growth. Brad Bertoglio focuses his practice on obtaining intellectual property rights for businesses of all types, with emphasis on growth companies. He offers expert legal advice that fast-paced, growing companies can trust. High-quality service is important to Mr. Bertoglio and that is what he provides.
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Andrew P.

Andrew Purdy

Andrew Purdy is a seasoned litigator with over 15 years of experience prosecuting complex claims, as well as defending his clients in high-stakes matters. His practice focu... read more
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Marc M.

Marc Mackenzie

2 reviews
Marc Mackenzie is dedicated to helping families plan for their future and has made it his mission to do just that by providing legal services for estate planning, trusts, wills, and more. Marc will help you navigate through the process of creating a will and help you protect your future. In addition, Marc practices business law and will work with you throughout the start of your business until the final sale.
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Chris Y.

Chris Young

2 reviews
I am a seasoned attorney and business strategy consultant with a JD/MBA and experience as in-house counsel and external counsel. With the unique perspective of being a star... read more
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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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