Assisting Clients to Build Dynamic Brands and Businesses
Helping Businesses Secure and Monetize their IP Assets
Serving the Legal Needs of Creative Professionals since 1998

Trademark Law

Copyright Law

Media & Entertainment Law

About Kenneth

Kunkle Trademark & Legal is a boutique law firm concentrating on trademark, copyright, and entertainment law matters.  The firm is operated by Minnesota Attorney Kenneth Kunkle.

Getting to know each client and their unique legal needs is important to me.  As a legal adviser, I strive to get to know a client’s business and projects, while helping them to make the best decision possible to advance their business, goals, and passions. I value the trust my clients have in me and work hard to retain their confidence. When you hire Kunkle Law PLC, you are hiring me and you can expect me to personally look out for you and your legal needs. Call 612-414-3113 today to discuss how I help you with your trademark, copyright and media law needs.

Trademark Services

Kunkle Law PLC provides assistance in a variety of trademark and service mark matters to help you avoid many of the most common pitfalls.   Services include:

Copyright Services

I advise clients in a variety copyright related matters – from providing infringement, fair use, and public domain opinions, to registrations and licensing.  I enjoy helping people manage and protect their creative works.

 Ken works with clients from across the Minneapolis / Saint Paul area, through-out Minnesota and across the globe. Some examples of how he helps his clients include:

  • Submitting and responding to online Take-Down requests
  • Providing opinions on the applicability of Fair Use
  • Licensing and sale of copyright protected materials
  • Registration of copyrights
  • Responding to demand letters and negotiating mutually beneficial outcomes.

Entertainment Services

Artist and entertainers often have the same legal needs as other business, but sometimes the issues are unique to their industry or art. I understand these differences and I am prepared to handle them in the way that helps you build your business and career.

Services include:

  • Reviewing and drafting entertainment and media contracts
  • Counseling clients regarding licensing of rights
  • Registration of copyrights
  • Reviewing and vetting media content
  • Providing fair-use opinions
  • Formation of business ventures
  • Preparation of recording and publishing agreements
  • and all other issues affecting the artist or entertainer

Business Services

I assist start-up companies in deciding on a business form that is right for them, whether employee agreements are needed, and with all other legal issue affecting their business. Services include:

  • Preparing Limited Liability Company, corporate, and partnership formations
  • Counseling clients on branding and trademark issues
  • Preparation and negotiation of licensing agreements
  • Preparing and reviewing buy-sell agreements
  • Consulting with clients on confidentiality agreements
  • Defending and enforcing non-compete agreements
  • And all other services needed by new and existing businesses