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Steven Stark Trademark Lawyer for Katy, TX

For over 30 years, Steven Stark has offered counsel to non-profit organizations and private companies. He has a passion for helping small businesses in particular since he himself started several businesses of his own in New York and Florida. He understands the importance of small businesses having a reliable attorney to advise them about legal matters from their inception.
196 reviews

Joshua Garber Trademark Lawyer for Katy, TX

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.
153 reviews

Chad Harlow Trademark Lawyer for Katy, TX

Chad Harlow is a Round Rock, Texas-based attorney specializing in business law and estate planning. Licensed in Texas, he has his own practice called The Harlow Law Firm and counsels small and medium-sized businesses on legal matters related to intellectual property, contracts, compliance, and asset protection. Chad holds a J.D. from St. Mary’s University School of Law.

Brett A. Cenkus Trademark Lawyer for Katy, TX

Based in the vibrant city of Austin, TX, Brett Cenkus concentrates on business transactional law and helping small and medium-sized businesses with drafting contracts, mergers/acquisitions, and raising capital. Earning a JD degree from Harvard Law School, former co-associates say that Brett Cenkus is always impeccable, thorough, and responsive. Another previous client said that his intuitive guidance and straightforwardness was instrumental in the success of her business.

Christopher Greer Trademark Lawyer for Katy, TX

Chris Greer is Partner of a well-established Law Practice. He is a professional Commercial Litigation Attorney with over 11 years worth of experience providing risk-adjusted, business-oriented solutions to both individuals and corporate clients in many commercial disputes and general business matters. Chris is the recipient of many awards - including the Texas "Rising Star" award, which he was awarded for 8 consecutive years. He obtained his J.D. from the Texas Tech University School of Law.
3 reviews

Willia Hulsey Trademark Lawyer for Katy, TX

William has represented over 500 startup and emerging growth companies for almost 30 years as a patent attorney and intellectual property lawyer. William is a top rated attorney who is listed on the Bar Register of Preeminent Attorney, rated “AV—Preeminent” by the Martindale-Hubbell Legal Directory, and a recipient of the Martindale-Hubbell Client Distinction Award.
2 reviews

Michael Ybarra Trademark Lawyer for Katy, TX

In 2010, Michael Ybarra founded Ybarra PLLC in New York City. Prior to that, he worked for Simpson Thatcher & Bartlett LLP, a well-respected law firm. While working for Simpson Thatcher & Bartlett, he managed some high profile cases, including defending MasterCard in an antitrust action brought against Discover and American Express. Additionally, since one of Michael’s interests is international law and human rights, he provides consulting for the United Nations and its constituents.

Hank Fasthoff Trademark Lawyer for Katy, TX

Hank Fasthoff is an intellectual property attorney with over 19 years’ experience. He also specializes in commercial litigation and is often used as an outside general counsel. Hank has represented McDonald’s, Sony Music, EMI and numerous other high-end corporate clients. He is licensed to practice law in Texas, New York and Tennessee. Hank has a Juris Doctor in law, which he obtained after graduating from the University of Houston Law Center.

Scott Davenport Trademark Lawyer for Katy, TX

Scott Davenport is a well-known and experienced attorney who has been Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law from the Texas Board of Legal Specialization because of his hard work and success in the field. In addition, Attorney Davenport has maintained the highest rating of AV Preeminent since 2004. Named as a Top Lawyer and receiving many other awards, Attorney Davenport is ready to fight for all of his clients. In addition to personal injury law, Mr. Davenport also specializes in business law to include business formation, real estate, and litigation.
4 reviews

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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 Katy 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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