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Richard G.

Richard Gora

180 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

234 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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Seth W.

Seth Wiener

794 reviews
As an experienced trial lawyer and litigator, Seth Wiener has resolved numerous federal and state litigations. His cases have included everything from family law to bankruptcy to fraud and more. Before Seth formed his own firm, the Law Office of Seth W. Wiener, he worked for several prominent law offices where he gained a great deal of experience.
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Roy Ching

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Roy Ching is a remote in-house counselor with two decades of experience. He is licensed to practice law in California and obtained his legal degree from the University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law. Ching is experienced in a variety of corporate legal practice areas, including labor and employment law, trademark and copyright law, and real estate law. He has been serving corporate clients from his private law office since April 2014.
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Mike R.

Mike Rodenbaugh

2 reviews
Mike started his own Law Firm, known as Rodenbaugh Law in 2007. For almost 8 years, Mike worked as the Senior Legal Director for Yahoo! Inc. - he was in charge of co-managing trademark and domain name inventory and strategy. He has many specialties, some of which include business transactions, counseling and conflict resolution relating to marketing, advertising and intellectual property. Attending the University of San Francisco School of Law, Mike graduated with his J.D. in 1995.
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Patrick G.

Patrick Guevara

Leave your complex IP and patent paperwork to professional attorneys like Cary Chien. Representing high-tech companies on both sides of patent litigation in US Federal Courts and with the International Trade Commission, Chien has the experience you need in helping to patent Windows-based mobile devices, e-commerce software, and LCD light diffusers.
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Justin  S.

Justin Sterling

Justin Sterling, Esq. is the Founder and Principal Attorney of The Sterling Firm, A Professional Law Corporation. Mr. Sterling is licensed by the California State Bar and t... read more
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Donald W.

Donald Wenskay

Protecting your company’s assets is important and attorney Donald Wenskay can help you. As an experienced patent attorney with over 21 years of experience, Mr. Wenskay is able to help you navigate through the paperwork and legal woes related to all copyrights, trademarks, and patents. His experience specifically lies within the areas of medical devices, computer hardware, software, optics, media, and the Internet.
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Dani O.

Dani Oliva

Dani Oliva attended law school in California where he now practices law. From a young age, Dani has been passionate about music, even founding the Toronto Independent Music Awards, an event that recognizes independent musicians. He is an expert in the music industry and his law offices focuses on entertainment law in addition to family, business, immigration, and civil law.
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Stephen Z.

Stephen Zweig

3 reviews
If you need a lawyer with experience in New York City, you may want to consider giving Stephen Zweig a call. He has over 35 years of law experience and has represented health care industry employees and non-unionized employees with employment agreements, non-compete agreements, consultation agreements, and more. In particular, he is known as a top negotiator in collective bargaining for the in-the-home care industry.
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Our San Francisco copyright attorneys & lawyers can help you register a copyright for your original work of authorship. This will ensure that you have documented proof of your copyright ownership. Because, if you don't file it, you can't sue if someone uses your work.

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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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