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What Can An Intellectual Property Lawyer Help You With?

Intellectual property attorneys can help you navigate the complexities of IP, including the various laws and regulations involved in protection. After all, it doesn’t end with filing and acquiring a patent, trademark, or copyright—you’ll need to continuously defend your IP. UpCounsel’s online intellectual property attorney network can help you find the right lawyer for securing an IP, writing non-disclosure agreements, and identifying assets.

How Much Does It Cost To Hire An Intellectual Property Lawyer In The U.S.?

IP attorneys range from $300 to $400 depending on a few factors, such as location, the type of law firm you work with, and the amount of experience they possess. To find the best value for money, you’ll want to keep these aspects in mind.

How To Find The Best Intellectual Property Lawyer

Finding the best IP lawyer for your individual situation can be difficult, but there are a few ways you can do so. One of the easiest is simply asking other businesses for attorney recommendations, which lets you rest assured that you’ll be working with a competent professional who has provided another business with excellent service. You can also consult bar associations or Use UpCounsel’s online intellectual property attorney network, sorting by state and city.

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FAQs About Intellectual Property Lawyers

What Do Intellectual Property Lawyers Protect?

IP attorneys protect intellectual property like patents, trademarks, and copyrights (which include inventions and creative works), enforcing the right for creators to sue for infringement and contest if necessary.

Where Do Most IP Lawyers Work?

IP lawyers are usually employed by law firms in a specialized IP law department. However, they also work in post-secondary institutions, for government agencies (e.g., the USPTO), or in corporations.

Is An IP Attorney The Same As A Patent Attorney?

Patent attorneys specialize specifically in patent law rather than other forms of intellectual property. If you’re dealing particularly with patents, you may be better off hiring a specialized lawyer.

Seth W.

Seth Wiener

1223 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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Lauri D.

Lauri Donahue

534 reviews
Lauri Donahue has been practicing law for more than 25 years. She advises high-tech, media, and entertainment companies in the U.S., Israel, and the EU on matters including technology licensing, entertainment law, video game law, anti-piracy, antitrust, IP litigation, and patent monetization. Ms. Donahue also trains and manages multi-shore teams and teaches law in the U.S. and overseas.
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Ross B.

Ross Brandborg

474 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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Kanika R.

Kanika Radhakrishnan

438 reviews
Kanika is an experienced Patent Attorney and Managing Partner of Evergreen Valley Law Group in Silicon Valley, which serves innovative entrepreneurs with backgrounds in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, and computer science. She has filed over 5,000 patent applications in the U.S. and worldwide with a successful track record of obtaining patents for clients.
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Richard E.

Richard Eldredge

404 reviews
Richard Eldredge is a corporate attorney and a professor of law. He has over seven years of experience and is licensed to practice law in Texas. Richard is experienced in patents and business formation, as well as trademark and copyright law. He received his degree in law from the La Verne College of Law. Richard has been a patent attorney and engineer at the Eldrege Law Firm since September 2005.
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Scott S.

Scott Stram

393 reviews
As a member of both the New York and New Jersey Bars, Scott Stram is an accomplished lawyer with experience in a range of legal and business areas. This includes corporate law, data security, compliance, real estate, and intellectual property. Before founding Stram Law, Scott was a compliance officer for a company that performed property audits, a director of a security consulting practice, and an operations officer for Viacom and CBS.
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Neil G.

Neil Gandhi

326 reviews
Neil Ghandhi has 12 years of experience as a corporate attorney. He is licensed to practice law in both New York and New Jersey. Neil received his legal degree from the Fordham University School of Law. Neil is experienced in securities and finances, and often assists startup companies overcome legal obstacles. He has been the chief legal officer at ComicsVerse.com since December 2015, as well as the managing attorney at his own legal office since January 2014.
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Jake S.

Jake Siciliano

259 reviews
Jake graduated from Thomas Jefferson School of Law where he focused on international trademark and corporate law. As of 2022, he has obtained his L.L.M. in Financial Compli... read more
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David Y.

David Yamaguchi

239 reviews
Startups and small businesses sometimes need someone who can deal with complex transactions on an international playing field. David Yamaguchi specializes in content hosting issues and intellectual property. He concentrates his practice in the United States, Asia, India, and Europe. Whether you are a business giant or a startup, Mr. Yamaguchi can provide legal advice that fits your needs.
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Joshua S.

Joshua Soloway

208 reviews
He has experience as an entrepreneur, investment banker, strategic adviser and corporate finance attorney. Joshua is currently a Managing Director of Soloway Group, PC Counselors at Law. His focus is on corporate finance, securities, capital raising and general corporate matters. His legal advice extends to private and public companies. He attended Boston University School of Law, where he earned a Juris Doctorate.
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