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Joshua Garber Trademark Lawyer for Cincinnati, OH

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.
150 reviews

Seth Wiener Trademark Lawyer for Cincinnati, OH

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.
442 reviews

John Rosenbaum Trademark Lawyer for Cincinnati, OH

John's mix of experience with big firms, working as an in-house counsel, and MBA in finance provides him with an in depth understanding on legal and business issues. He previously served as General Counsel of a specialty finance company and advised high-tech corporations and financial institutions on a variety of business matters. He is known for his high energy and innovative thinking.

Brandon Schantz Trademark Lawyer for Cincinnati, OH

Brandon Schantz started out as a Summer Associate for Jones Day Law Practice. Since then, he has worked for many different companies including Soriano Law, as well as The State Bar of California. Currently, he is the Owner of The CalBarCoach and an Attorney and Counselor at Law with Schantz Law Firm. Brandon handles matters in Business Litigation, as well as Corporate, Transactional and Real Estate. Schantz appeared on the Dean's List when graduating with his J.D. from The Golden Gate University.
2 reviews

Jennifer Rohleder Trademark Lawyer for Cincinnati, OH

Jennifer is currently vice president and general counsel of the Diversified Advantage Group Inc. She was also an associate at Patton Boggs LLP for over two years. With a large amount of experience, she specializes in business consulting, regulatory strategy and compliance, and project development. She attained her JD from the American University Washington College of Law after attending the well-known Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
7 reviews

Jesse Posner Trademark Lawyer for Cincinnati, OH

Licensed to practice law in both California and New York, Jesse Posner works out of his office in San Francisco representing technology start-ups in a wide variety of legal matters. Founder of JPosner Law, Posner drafts and negotiates agreements, structures corporate transactions, advises on corporate governance issues, and develops compliance strategies, among other legal services.

James Denison Trademark Lawyer for Cincinnati, OH

For 3 years and counting, James Denison has been General Counsel for Fantasia Distribution, Inc. He has over 20 years of experience working for different Law Firms - 13 of those years were spent with Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP. He has represented many clients - including Fortune 500 companies, contractors, accounting firms and investors. In 1991, James graduated with is J.D. from the USC Gould School of Law. He has also obtained a B.A. in English.

R. Joseph Trojan Trademark Lawyer for Cincinnati, OH

R. Joseph Trojan is a registered patent attorney and trial lawyer with more than 29 years of experience handling patent and trademark cases. In 2016, he received the A.I. L... read more
2 reviews

Brett Jackson Trademark Lawyer for Cincinnati, OH

Brett graduated from Stanford Law School. His practice areas include business law, commercial contracts, and employment law. While he’s represented some of the largest comp... read more
2 reviews

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Trademark licensing can be complex, but our trademark attorneys have experience drafting agreements on behalf of both licensees and trademark owners - thus allowing you to capitalize on your valuable intellectual property. Our Cincinnati trademark attorneys can also draft and file your trademark with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), including Intent to Use and Use in Commerce applications.

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