Merchant & Gould Joins International Referral
Merchant & Gould is pleased to announce its membership in International Referral (IR), an organizational network of advisory firms.
IR acts as a professional partner for anyone looking for a reliable referral service, and assists forward thinking firms with the highest standards by providing new opportunities and helping them build international relationships. IR has been designed to assist leading professional services firms with the growth of their business. The group offers its members regular global events, training, and the use of cutting edge internet marketing and technology.
Merchant & Gould is a national intellectual property law firm with more than 100 attorneys in offices in Atlanta, Denver, Knoxville, Tenn., Madison, Wis., Minneapolis, New York, Seattle and Washington. Founded 115 years ago in Minneapolis, the firm has grown to become one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the United States, representing the worldwide intellectual property interests of clients in diverse industries and technologies.
Allen Hinderaker Joins International Referral
Attorney Allen Hinderaker, a partner in Merchant & Gould’s Minneapolis office, has also joined International Referral as the exclusive Trademark & Copyright & Patents Member in the U.S. – Minnesota.
Allen is an intellectual property trial lawyer with a long track record of successful outcomes. He represents clients in court, before administrative tribunals, and in private arbitration. He understands that case strategies, tactics, and outcomes must align with business objectives: the litigation must be planned, budgeted, and handled in partnership with the client to serve the client's business objectives. Allen's trial practice is focused on patent infringement, trademark and trade dress infringement, commercial contract and licensing disputes, trade secret misappropriation, and claims of unfair competition.
Articles by Merchant & Gould Attorneys Published on International Referral
Demonstrative Evidence Under the Rules: The Admissable and Inadmissable, by Allen Hinderaker and Ian McFarland, June 2015
Use-Based Service Mark Applications Must Be Supported by Actual Provision of the Services in Commerce, by Katherine Muller, March 2015