Top 5% of Intellectual Property Lawyers in Philadelphia, PA

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Steven Stark Intellectual Property Lawyer for Philadelphia, PA

For over 30 years, Steven Stark has offered counsel to non-profit organizations and private companies. He has a passion for helping small businesses in particular since he himself started several businesses of his own in New York and Florida. He understands the importance of small businesses having a reliable attorney to advise them about legal matters from their inception.
227 reviews

Richard Gora Intellectual Property Lawyer for Philadelphia, PA

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.
151 reviews

Joshua Garber Intellectual Property Lawyer for Philadelphia, PA

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.
166 reviews

Jorge A. Perez Intellectual Property Lawyer for Philadelphia, PA

Jorge A. Perez is a corporate attorney specializing in all legal practice areas related to business law. He has been licensed to practice law in Florida for more than three years and received his Juris Doctor degree in law after graduating from the Florida International University College of Law. Jorge has been a litigation associate attorney at Trujillo Vargaz Gonzalez and Hevia between 2014 and 2016. Prior to this position, he was a certified legal intern and a small business clinic.
2 reviews

Ross Brandborg Intellectual Property Lawyer for Philadelphia, PA

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.
11 reviews

Kimberly Ford Intellectual Property Lawyer for Philadelphia, PA

Kimberly Ford is a business attorney with almost a decade of experience. She is licensed to practice law in Tennessee and Alabama. Kimberley obtained her degree in law from the University of Tennessee College of Law. She is experienced in dealing with legal matters related to commercial contracts and business formation, as well as labor and employment law. Kimberly has been the founder and president of Fordumas since July 2012.
2 reviews

Perrin Davidson Intellectual Property Lawyer for Philadelphia, PA

Perrin Davidson is very experienced with over 16 years worth of experience in the technology and entertainment industry. For the past 2 years he has been working as an Attorney at Graystone Law Group. Some of his specialties include Content Acquisition, Contract Drafting and Negotiating, Business Development and Database Management. Perrin was awarded first place in the Annual National Government Contracts and Programs Negotiation Tournament. He studied at the Southwestern University School of Law.

Christopher Ray Intellectual Property Lawyer for Philadelphia, PA

Christopher Ray is an attorney at law with exceptional experience in dealing with legal matters related to labor and employment law. He obtained his J.D. in law from the Suffolk University Law School. Christopher has been practicing law in Massachusetts and New Hampshire for the past three years. He is also experienced in dealing with mergers and acquisitions. Christopher has been a risk management partner at C-Squared Consulting P.C. since March 2016.
2 reviews

Kat Lacoste Intellectual Property Lawyer for Philadelphia, PA

Kat Lacoste is a corporate attorney with over four years of experience. She has been licensed to practice law in Colorado and obtained her degree in law from the University of Illinois College of Law. Kat primarily specializes in legal research and writing. She is also experienced in drafting, reviewing and negotiating commercial contracts. Kat has been serving as the owner and primary attorney of her own legal firm, Lacoste Law, since August 2017.

Masaya Uchino Intellectual Property Lawyer for Philadelphia, PA

Masaya Uchino is the Managing Attorney at Uchino Law Offices with over 5 years worth of experience. His starting job was an Associate for Teraoka & Partners, advising global companies such as Sega, Kikkoman and Japan Food Corporation. Currently, he is assisting social entrepreneurs and small businesses in the Bay Area with their corporate, IP and employment law needs. He obtained his J.D. from University of California, Hastings College of the Law.

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There are four common areas of intellectual property, which all protect different things such as: copyrights, trademarks, patents, and trade secrets. Additionally, licensing is a popular enough specialization of IP that warrants mentioning.

Our Philadelphia IP attorneys that specialize in licensing can help you draft contracts that grant permission to another party to do something with an otherwise protected work or product. A license can grant the right to reproduce the work by: distributed copy of the work to others by rental, sale, or lease, or preparing derivative works using protected expression from the original work, and/or displaying the work.

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