Intellectual Property

We represent actors, artists, authors, designers, engineers, film producers, models, writers and all form of creative business entrepreneurs in protecting, registering, leveraging and licensing their intellectual property. We handle trademark, trade dress, trade secret and copyright matters daily. The IP ranges from entertainment to engineered manufacturing systems, and every imaginable product and service in between.

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Naked Licensing
May 6, 2015

Problem: Naked Licensing leaves Trademark Owners exposed to Abandonment Claims

Alternative Billing Arrangements for Legal Fees
May 6, 2015
Save on Legal Fees through Alternative Billing Arrangements

The Illinois Bar Journal recently reported that alternative billing arrangements for legal fees (other than by the hour) are coming to Main Street America. 

Northwest Michigan Business News
April 17, 2014
PROTECTING YOUR TRADE SECRETS, Part 1

No sensible businessperson would leave money lying around the office or keys to the company car in the ignition. But sometimes the most important assets of a company, its “trade secrets,” are left completely unprotected.

Northwest Michigan Business News
April 17, 2014
PROTECTING YOUR TRADE SECRETS, Part 2

Imagine one of your employees leaves for the competition or starts their own competing business with your market strategies or ideas for new products.

Ten Tips on IP Best Practices - Tip 1
April 17, 2014
Top Ten Tips on Intellectual Property Best Practices for Small Businesses

Tip #1.  Educate Yourself.  Being well-educated on IP is critical to a successful intellectual property program.

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