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Ross B.

Ross Brandborg

333 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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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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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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Peter S.

Peter Stasiewicz

4 reviews
Mr. Stasiewicz specializes in litigation, including breach of contract and warranty matters, fraud, and lender liability. He can also help with matters relating to business formation, employment, and intellectual property.
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Sheila S.

Sheila Seck

2 reviews
Launching your business is an exciting time, but Sheila Seck also knows that it can be very stressful and confusing as well. Get peace of mind by allowing Ms. Seck and her team at Seck & Associates LLC to help with managing founder relationships, corporate governance, financing issues, intellectual property, and more. She knows that every business is different and tailors her services to meet your needs.
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Joshua F.

Joshua Freeman

Joshua Freeman is a corporate attorney that has extensive experience in dealing with commercial real estate transactions as well. He primarily works with startup companies, but have also worked with larger corporations. Joshua is licensed to practice law in Utah. He received his law degree from the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law. Joshua is currently the founding partner at his own law firm.
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John V.

John Vodopia

2 reviews
John F. Vodopia is a US Patent Attorney since 1992, who worked as an electrical and computer engineer in sonar-related technology (ASW) from 1984 through 1989. Mr. Vodopia ... read more
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Jeffrey M.

Jeffrey Marks

A former video game industry professional, Jeffrey Marks is now a highly experienced attorney focusing on real estate, corporate transactions, family law, and insurance litigation. Jeffrey has significant experience taking on insurance companies that fail to provide coverage for claims against corporate insurance policies.
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Gerald L.

Gerald Levine

Gerald is a partner at Levine Samuel, LLP and his legal practice includes counseling on publishing, copyright and trademark matters for authors and entrepreneurs, and litigating commercial and real estate disputes. He has had a variety of roles including serving as an arbitrator, mediator, author, and professor. He has written articles on a range of legal topics in various law reviews and journals.
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Raye M.

Raye Mitchell

A graduate of Harvard Law School, Raye Mitchell is passionate about supporting the success of women and girls. In recent years, she has become a motivational speaker, working with both individuals and corporate clients to inspire women to be global leaders. She is also recognized as an entertainment producer, social entrepreneur, and published author.
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Our experienced Washington DC trademark attorneys & lawyers represent individuals and businesses with everything they need to secure and protect their trademarks. Our attorneys can help individuals with everything from trademark clearance searches to determine whether the desired mark is available for adoption, use, and registration. By reviewing the search reports thoroughly, they can conclusively determine the extent to which a mark is already being used and the potential success of filing a trademark.

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 Washington DC 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.

Our attorneys can also help protect your trademark around the globe by assisting clients with filing trademark applications under the Madrid Protocol, which allows trademark holders to obtain protection in multiple countries by filing a single application.

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