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Joshua G.

Joshua Garber

274 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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Ross B.

Ross Brandborg

188 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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Nadia D.

Nadia Davari

2 reviews
Nadia has over 14 years of experience as an attorney. She has served as the outside counsel and in legal and business affairs for a number of companies and start ups, inclu... read more
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Cherie P.

Cherie Porter

2 reviews
Cherie G. Porter is a veteran Silicon Valley attorney who has represented cutting-edge technologies since the early 1990s. Her clients have included seminal founders in CGI... read more
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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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Melvin C.

Melvin Chung

Melvin is an attorney with over 16 years of experience as an international business lawyer. He focuses on intellectual property and commercial deals in the global trade context while working by his philosophy: deliver superior work product on time, every time. He helps companies take great ideas to market, secure rights, manage risks, resolve disputes, and enter beneficial partnerships.
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Sean M.

Sean Mcguckian

Sean McGuckian works for the Legal Aid Society of Orange County in Los Angeles County. This firm has a simple yet meaningful mission: to provide legal services to low-income individuals who otherwise might not be able to afford it. Their hope is to ultimately promote equality in the United States justice system. Before that, Sean worked for various legal firms as a contract attorney for civil and criminal cases.
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Zach H.

Zach Hathaway

I am a business transactional attorney, working in Los Angeles. I graduated from UCLA School of Law, with a J.D. specializing in Business Law and Taxation. I have spent my ... read more
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Our experienced Hayward 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 Hayward 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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