Merchant & Gould is proud to announce that Andrew Ehard, a partner with the firm, is a recipient of the 2015 Client Choice Award for Intellectual Property-Trademarks Minnesota.
The Client Choice Award recognizes partners worldwide for excellent client service in terms of adding value to the clients’ business, as determined by surveying corporate counsel.
Mr. Ehard represents and counsels significant brand holders in the management of their global trademark portfolios and the selection, clearance, and registration of new brands. He also represents clients involved in domestic and foreign trademark oppositions and cancelation proceedings.
Before joining Merchant & Gould, Mr. Ehard served as Director of Intellectual Property Services with the trademark research and brand protection company, NameProtect Inc. Prior he prosecuted more than 5,000 applications as a Trademark Examining Attorney with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.