Combining strategy and wisdom for growth.

Most people don’t realize all the areas where their businesses are vulnerable.

They miss a lot of opportunities too. We walk side by side with our clients through startup, growth, and even sale, to ensure your business is protected, defended, and flourishes.

I’ve built this practice on providing clients from Kansas City to Paris with big firm law expertise, with the speed and individual attention only a small firm can provide. I’ve built a strong network of professional advisors to provide clients with guidance and services for any manner of business needs. Have questions? Consultations are always free.

Anthony M. Verna, III

Anthony M. Verna, III

Managing Partner

Anthony M. Verna III, is the managing partner at Verna Law, P.C. With a strong focus on Trademark, Copyright, Domain Names, Entertainment, and Advertising law, Verna Law, P.C. strives to provide all Intellectual Property services a modern business of any size may need to market and promote itself better.
From the very early concept stage, Verna Law, P.C. can conduct a comprehensive, all-encompassing search and analysis on any proposed trademark to head off complications. Once the proposed concept enters the Alpha stage, Verna Law, P.C. can seamlessly switch to handling registration, protection, and if needed, defense of registered trademarks, copyrights, and domain names, as well as prosecution of entities violating said rights.
Verna Law, P.C. also provides intellectual property counseling and services tailored to fit into your business’ comprehensive growth strategy. This shows as many of Verna Law, P.C.’s clients are international: from China, the United Kingdom, Canada, and Germany, Verna Law’s reach is worldwide.  Additionally, Verna Law, P.C., can handle your business’ Entertainment and Advertising law needs by helping your business create advertising and promotions that keep competitors and regulators at bay.
Located in the shadow of New York City, Verna Law, P.C. has a global reach that will provide clients with the most vigorous Intellectual Property advocate available.
Anthony M. Verna III  is a member of the New York and New Jersey Bars, as well as the U.S. District Court Southern District of New York. He is a sought-after business speaker, including regular appearances at the World Board Gaming Championships, Business Marketing Association of New Jersey, and Columbian Lawyers Association.
A leader in his field, Anthony M. Verna III has lead multiple continuing education classes and professional development seminars including Practicing Before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board at Lawline.com,  Intellectual Property Law for Small Law Firms at Rutgers Law School-Camden and  Advanced Trademark Trial & Appeal Board Techniques and Practicing before Trademark Trial & Appeal Board TTAB for Lawline.com as well as Copyright Basics: The Nuts & Bolts for the Jenkins Law Libary. His paper,  “www.WhatsInA.Name” was published in the Seton Hall Journal of Sports & Entertainment Law.

 

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Contact Anthony to schedule a consultation or request a speaking engagement at anthony@vernalaw.com.

 

Wil Jacques

Wil Jacques

Patent Agent

Wil Jacques is a patent valuation and licensing expert with over 25 years of experience in engineering, manufacturing, sales, strategic marketing, and technology licensing for government, industrial, and private sector organizations and clients.

His practice focuses on assisting early-stage companies attract capital investments and out-licensing opportunities with larger more established market players including government, venture capital firms, and medium to large-size corporations. His specific services include patented technology valuation, market due diligence, business opportunity identification, and licensing negotiations with third parties as an agent of the patent and technology owner.

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Wil also consults with universities and intellectual property marketing firms on the specific strategies for monetizing their patent assets. Representative transactions include the licensing of biotechnology and organic solar cell technologies for Florida A&M University, electrical transformer technology for University of Hartford, and wireless audio and electronic display technologies for Competitive Technologies. In addition, Wil has completed more than twenty-five patent valuation and market research studies for clients including Science & Technology, LLC, Competitive Technologies, and TAEUS International.
Judith Endejan

Judith Endejan

Litigation Consultant

Judy Endejan is a Seattle attorney whose practice focuses on telecommunications, media and intellectual property issues. Her background is a unique blend of private practice and in-house experience. Judy spent ten years with GTE Corporation (now Verizon), acquiring substantial experience in public utility regulation and administrative law. During 2006, Judy took off a year from private practice and served as General Counsel for Fisher Communications, Inc., a major Northwest broadcast corporation.

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Judy has represented a wide range of clients with case under the First Amendment, the Federal Communications Act, intellectual property laws and the regulatory laws of California, Washington and Oregon. They include established, and new telecommunications providers that offer landline, wireless, VoIP and M2M services. Also, new and old forms of content providers, from broadcasters, publishers and newspapers to web-site owners and bloggers. Judy’s practice has run the gamut from pre-publication review to clearance and licensing issues to negotiation of sophisticated communications and technology contracts, advising on the legal and business issues facing clients in the ever-changing convergence of telecommunication, media and technology.

A former professional journalist herself, Judy Endejan has made a major mark on the state of Free Speech and Free Press law. Among her accomplishments, Judy obtained a landmark ruling that the academic speech of a university professor is protected by the First Amendment; forced the release of key public records regarding defects with the construction of the new floating bridge over Lake Washington; and won summary judgment for a broadcaster sued for remarks made by callers to a radio talk show, later affirmed by the Washington Court of Appeals.

Judy is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin and UW Law School, and has contributed chapters to the original and updated “Public Records Act Deskbook” published by the Washington State Bar Association.

Areas of expertise include: Intellectual Property Litigation, Class Actions, Commercial Litigation, Municipal Law, Public Policy, Lobbying and Political Law, Clean Technology, Communications, Media and Information Technology, Technology and E-Commerce, Broadcasting, Telecommunications (Radio, Television, Satellite, and Cable Industries) (International), Cable Television, Communications Towers, First Amendment, Internet, Public Media, Satellite, Telecommunications.

 

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