TRADEMARKS

Are you concerned about misuse of your Trademark? Do you have questions about protecting what you’ve worked hard to create? Contact my office. I am capable of navigating the intricacies of Trademark Law to protect your rights and your business.

  • Trademark Searches (U.S. and worldwide)
  • Trademark Application Preparation (U.S. and worldwide)
  • Trademark U.S. Application Prosecution
  • Trademark Opposition/Cancellation/ Appeals of Final Refusals
  • Trademark Maintenance / Renewals
  • Trademark Watching – Competitor’s Trademark Watch
  • List of Clients around the Globe

 

CORPORATE LAW

We represent entrepreneurs, start-ups, emerging companies, established companies and business owners in a variety of industries.  Whether you’re a business or an individual, one thing is clear; when you need a lawyer, you need one that practices hard-nosed common sense and does so with confidence and strategy.

  • Business Litigation
  • Corporate Fraud

 

MEDICAL MARIJUANA COMPLIANCE

The Compassionate Medical Cannabis Act of 2014

Summary of the Cannabis Act: It authorizes specified physicians to order low-THC marijuana for use by specified patients; requires the department to create a compassionate use registry; requires the department to authorize a specified number of dispensing organizations; revises the definition of the term “cannabis” for purposes of the Florida Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act and as applicable to certain criminal offenses proscribing the sale, manufacture, delivery, possession, or purchase of cannabis, to which penalties apply, etc.

  • Business Information
  • Compliance
  • Litigation
  • Research

 

FDA CIGARS COMPLIANCE

Recently, the Food and Drug Administration announced tough new regulations on the entire U.S. tobacco industry, including the segment that makes and markets premium, handmade cigars.

The FDA chose Option One, the tougher of the two routes, casting aside any exemption for premium cigars. If left unchecked, the rulings issued would start to take effect in August 8, 2016. We are currently

  • Grandfather Product Filings
  • Exemption to Substantial Equivalence
  • Substantial Equivalence
  • New Cigar Product Filings

“If you have ten thousand regulations you destroy all respect for the law.”
Winston S. Churchill