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Ross B.

Ross Brandborg

318 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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Joshua Garber

285 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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Richard G.

Richard Gora

200 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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Mandana J.

Mandana Jafarinejad

14 reviews
Mandana Jafarinejad is a patent attorney with seven years of experience. She is exceptionally skilled in dealing with corporate legal matters that involves trademark and copyright law. Mandana has been licensed to practice law in California and she is a member of the California Patent Bar. She attended the Western State University College of Law, where she obtained her Juris Doctor in law. Mandana has been serving as a patent attorney at MJIP An Intellectual Property Firm since 2011.
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Eric Kirkland

121 reviews
Eric Kirkland is a business attorney with a strong entrepreneurial background. He has 26 years of experience. Eric focuses on contracts, intellectual property, strategic partnerships, software licensing and other general business-related legal matters. He is the managing attorney of Kirkland Law and was previously the founder and CEO of Just Cellular Inc. Eric graduated with a Doctor of Law from the Pepperdine School of Law.
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Melissa F.

Melissa Frank

2 reviews
A native of Silicon Valley, Melissa Frank is the chief legal and risk executive of Wingate Industries, Inc. She is also formerly with SunPower Corp. and Texas Instruments/National Semiconductor. She is skilled at managing legal disputes, commercial contracts, and risk mitigation. Melissa is also a member of the Sedona Conference Working Group One, a think-tank for advancing complex legal practices.
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Sophie F.

Sophie Fix

2 reviews
Sophie Fix is a trademark and copyright attorney who has been providing her legal services to corporate clients for almost two decades. She has a Juris Doctorate degree in law, which she received after her graduation from the Notre Dame Law School. Sophie is also experienced in drafting, reviewing and negotiating commercial contracts. She served as the director of strategic initiatives at Wedgewood between May 2014 and December 2017.
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Artin B.

Artin Berjikly

2 reviews
I am a former government investigator and attorney that now handles legal matters for small to mid sized businesses and individuals requiring assistance. I know how to navi... read more
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Eli M.

Eli Marchbanks

Currently, Eli Marchbanks is both the Co Founder and Senior Vice President of Strategy and Policy at Basic Counsel, as well as an Attorney with The Navigate Law Group. His practice as an Attorney is mainly focused on Criminal Law and Business Law. He also has experience handling intellectual property matters. He has worked with businesses in the financial, marijuana, alcohol and tech industries. In 2013, he was awarded the Excellence For The Future Award and he appeared on the Dean's List.
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David M.

David Montoya

David Montoya is a well-experienced Lawyer who enjoys working with businesses both small and medium sized. In the past, he worked in the Investing and Entrepreneurial World. His focus is on startups, venture capital and private equity. He is also a Certified Public Accountant - bringing a whole new aspect to his Law Practice. He is helping a passion for students and their families with issues related to bullying and harassment.
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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 Cullman 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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