Attorney Derek Hawkins specializes in trademark prosecution, enforcement and licensing. What this means in english, is that he guides his clients through the trademark registration process and teaches them how to create and protect their brands so that they can grow their businesses the way want while avoiding trouble along the way.
Derek has represented clients across many industries including health and wellness, entertainment, retail, education, alcohol and beverage, gaming, and consumer goods. Within these industries, he has comprehensively and successfully represented clients before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board to defend his clients trademarks rights. Derek also assists clients with commercial transactions, business formation and equity financing.
J.D., Marquette University Law School
B.S, Business Administration & Management, Messiah College
Admissions & Licenses
Wisconsin Supreme Court
Wisconsin Court of Appeals
Wisconsin State District Court
United States Patent & Trademark Office (Trademarks)
MARQUETTE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW REVIEW
Likelihood of Destruction - Restructuring the Trademark Dilution by Blurring Factors in the Trademark Dilution Revision Act of 2006
Volume 18: Issue 2 (2014)