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Trademark Services

Copyright Lawyer

Media & Entertainment Law

Kunkle Trademark and Legal

Experience You Can Rely On

Finding a good lawyer might seem difficult, but what you need is an experienced, and responsive voice on the other end of the phone, helping guide you to make the right decisions for you and your brands. Trademark lawyer Kenneth Kunkle operates Kunkle Trademark and Legal,  a niche law firm based in Minnesota, providing copyright,  entertainment, and trademark, services across Minnesota, the country, and the globe.

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. ~ Ken Kunkle

Call 612-414-3113 today to discuss how Kenneth can help you with your trademark, copyright, and media law needs.

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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

From providing infringement, fair use, and public domain opinions, to registrations and licensing, Ken enjoys helping people manage and protect their creative works and has worked with clients from across the Minneapolis / Saint Paul area, throughout Minnesota and across the globe. Some examples of how he helps his clients include:

  • Submission of copyright applications to the Copyright Office
  • Licensing and Assignments for LLC Owners
  • Submitting and responding to online take-down requests (DMCA)
  • Providing opinions on the applicability of Fair Use
  • Licensing and sale of copyright-protected materials
  • 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