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Liz O.

Liz Oliner

1064 reviews
If you want someone who has gone through the trademark process over and over again, look no further than Liz Oliner. She has filed over 300 trademarks in the last year alone and has practically got the process down to a science. Small businesses and entrepreneurs frequently come to Ms. Oliner for their trademark and brand protection needs.
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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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Attorney Myra Hamilton

2 reviews
Myra Hamilton specializes in entertainment legal cases and have been working with entertainment companies for the past 16 years. She has been selected as one of the top attorneys in North America by the American Registry and was named one of the top labor and employment attorney power players in 2016. Myra completed her Juris Doctor degree in 1986 at the Thurgood Marshall School of Law and have been accepted at numerous associations, including the Memphis Bar Associations.
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Gregory S.

Gregory Skiff

2 reviews
Gregory Skiff is a litigation attorney with a particular focus on labor and employment law. He has over five years of experience and is licensed to practice law in New Jersey, as well as in New York. Gregory obtained his degree in law from the Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center. He has been a counselor at Cermele & Wood LLP since April 2016. Prior to this position, Gregory served as an associate at Tarter Krinsky & Drogin LLP.
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Kristen T.

Kristen Traina

2 reviews
Kristen Traina is an attorney at law with more than 17 years of experience. She has been licensed to practice law in New Jersey and received her degree in law from the Seton Hall University School of Law. Kristen specializes in trademark and copyright law. She has represented numerous corporate clients, including the Food Network, the Alzheimer’s Association and the Los Angeles City Mayor’s Office. Kristen has been serving as a partner attorney at the NWA IP Group since December 2016.
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Dallas V.

Dallas Verhagen

2 reviews
Dallas Verhagen is a business attorney that focuses on numerous business-related legal practice areas, including business formation, business operations and employment matters. Dallas is a member of the American Bar Association and was on the Dean’s List at the University of Hawaii at Monoa between 2008 and 2011. He received his Doctor of Law degree from the Pepperdine University School of Law in 2016. Dallas is currently a partner at Verhagen & Bennett.
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Todd B.

Todd Braverman

1 review
Todd Braverman is a copyright and trademark attorney. He has more than 26 years of experience and has been licensed to practice law in New York. Todd has represented several Fortune 500 companies, as well as start-up companies and app developers. Some of his previous clients include Barns & Noble and The Vitamin Shoppe. He also has experience in drafting and negotiating commercial contracts. Todd has been a trademark partner at Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz LLP since 2010.
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Mohammed G.

Mohammed Gangat

Mohammed works for a mid-size firm in Long Island on matters related to commercial litigation. He has direct experience litigating trademark lawsuits, high-stakes estate litigation, contract disputes, and complex labor and employment matters. Mohammed previously worked as an associate at a boutique firm on complex insurance coverage and litigation matters.
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Our experienced Kansas City 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 Kansas City 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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