Research regarding the registrability of your trademark or service mark; filing of your application; advising on the maintenance of your trademark or service mark.
Filing of applications for U.S. copyrights; advising on the maintenance of your copyrights.
TRADE SECRET PROTECTION
Helping your business maintain its proprietary and confidential information, and handling violations of trade secret.
PREPARING CEASE & DESIST LETTERS
A clear and forceful cease & desist letter, specific to the facts and law of your issue, can often diffuse a situation before it escalates to a more costly and complicated matter.
PURSUING INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY INFRINGEMENT
Notice to infringers of their violation of your intellectual property rights, litigation if necessary, negotiation of settlements and drafting of settlement agreements.
FORMING CORPORATIONS, PARTNERSHIPS AND LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANIES
Determination of the best structure for your business; filing documentation with the Secretary of State; drafting bylaws, operating agreements and partnership agreements; advising on the maintenance required for your business entity.
CORPORATE TRANSACTIONAL SERVICES
Including maintaining corporate records, filing annual statements, preparing shareholder agreements.
PREPARING, REVIEWING & NEGOTIATING CONTRACTS
Assessing and analyzing your needs and preparing or revising agreements to protect your rights and minimize liabilities.
Typical contracts include:
- Client Services Contracts for event planners, musicians, designers, photographers, videographers, florists, catering companies
- Employment Contracts
- Non-disclosure Agreements
- Partnership Agreements
- Sale of Business
- Trademark and Copyright Licensing
- Dissolution Agreements
- Book Deals
- Lease Agreements
- Settlement Agreements
Preparing collection letters for money owed by clients, former clients and other individuals and businesses, and escalation to litigation if necessary.
DOMAIN NAME DISPUTES & CYBERSQUATTING
Representation in Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) complaints regarding trademark infringement in domain names before the National Arbitration Forum and World Intellectual Property Organization.
UNFAIR COMPETITION LAW
Protecting your business from unlawful, unfair or fraudulent business practices by others.
DEFAMATION OF CHARACTER, LIBEL & SLANDER
Helping protect your reputation and pursuing your legal remedies.
PROVIDING ADVICE AND RESEARCH ON LEGAL ISSUES SUCH AS:
Blogging and Internet Law
Business Law and Regulations
Including business disputes; breach of contract; unfair competition; fraud; employment matters.
SOCIAL MEDIA LAW
Including advice on compliance with governmental regulations, as well as representation in disputes relating to social media such as blogs, Twitter and Facebook
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