Trademarks and Copyrights

Ronald J. McGaw, Esq. has handled domestic and international trademark and copyright issues for many Fortune 100 companies such as Hershey Foods, United Parcel Service, M&M Mars, Merck, Weight Watchers, and Ferrari. Whether it is registering a trademark or a copyright, or resolving an issue of infringement, Ron McGaw understands what needs to be done.

We handle, among other things:

  • Trademark registrations
  • Copyright registrations
  • Infringment actions
  • Protection advice
  • Business planning

Key Benefits

Experience:  New York City demands the best of its attorneys, and Ron McGaw practiced law in Manhattan for many years. When it comes to trademark and copyright issues, Ron McGaw will provide New York City quality at Hudson Valley prices.

Legal TrainingRon McGaw has worked with and trained under some of the best trademark and copyright attorneys in America.  Moreover, while in law school, Ron McGaw was a student of the nationally renowned “guru of trademarks,” Professor J. Thomas McCarthy, whose six-volume treatise on Trademark Law is still the gold standard.

Author of Complementary HandbookProtecting your intellectual property has as much to do with how you use your own trademarks and copyrights as it does with how others may misuse them.  Ron McGaw has written a clear and concise handbook entitled “Trademark Handbook – A Guide to Protecting Your Intellectual Property Rights” in which he explains the basics of Trademark and Copyright Law.  He will gladly provide a copy of his handbook to his clients free of charge.  With this comprehensive booklet, you will have at your fingertips a basic understanding of Trademark and Copyright Law in an easy to follow format, thus providing you with a solid foundation for further discussions of these issues with your attorney.

Important Links

United States Patent and Trademark Office

Title 15 – Trademarks (The Lanham Act)

All About Trademarks

United States Copyright Office

Title 17 – Copyrights

10 Big Myths About Copyrights Explained