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Ross B.

Ross Brandborg

461 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 Radhakrishnan

434 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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Jake S.

Jake Siciliano

252 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

235 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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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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Eric A.

Eric Alspaugh

62 reviews
Intellectual property is a very unique area of the law the requires specialized attorneys who have additional training and education. For the complicated area of medicine and medical devices, the IP complexity often increases. Eric B. Alspaugh serves as medical device general counsel or patent counsel for several businesses, a qualification that very few attorneys can boast. His expertise is invaluable to these complicated business ventures.
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Ahaji A.

Ahaji Amos

35 reviews
Ahaji Amos has over 18 years of experience as a corporate attorney. She focuses on providing legal assistance to entrepreneurs and businesses in the startup stage, with exceptional experience in trademark and copyright law, as well as in dealing with patents. Ahaji is licensed to practice law in Texas, North Carolina and Missouri. She is also a member of the Texas Patent Bar. Ahaji has been an associate attorney at Poyner Spruill since February 2012.
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Outside Legal Counsel L.

Outside Legal Counsel Llp

14 reviews
What sets us apart from others in our industry is the level of personalized attention and care we put into building relationships with clients. We pride ourselves in gettin... read more
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Eric W.

Eric West

7 reviews
At London West Law Firm there are five core 1) Empathy enables communication which enables understanding 2) To know an issue you must know the facts 3) Client empowerment ... read more
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Monica W.

Monica Winghart

6 reviews
Monica is the founder of Voltage Law and specializes in working with tech, SaaS, consumer products and healthcare industries. Throughout her career, Monica has held leaders... read more
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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 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.

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