Cole Schotz’s Bankruptcy & Corporate Restructuring practice is a distinguished and nationally renowned full-service group that is regularly cited in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business and lauded for a track record that boasts unparalleled effectiveness, success and value.
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Our Blockchain Technology and Digital Currency Group has closely monitored the evolving legal and regulatory landscape surrounding the advent of blockchain technology. We are experienced and ready to assist companies and applications utilizing public blockchains and private ledgers in every stage of their businesses, including: + Read more
Cole Schotz’s multi-faceted practice is uniquely well-suited for investors and entrepreneurs alike with respect to the emerging cannabis industry and the opportunities and challenges it presents. + Read more
Cole Schotz provides comprehensive construction related services for every phase of construction projects, both public and private, throughout the country. Our group is comprised of attorneys with transactional, litigation, environmental and regulatory expertise. + Read more
Cole Schotz provides practical advice regarding all business matters, from simple governance issues to complex corporate transactions. We assist companies in achieving their short- and long-term business objectives, whether they are public corporations, closely held and family owned businesses, or sole proprietorships. + Read more
We value our close working relationship with clients and the trust they place in us to address and resolve complicated and often sensitive employment issues. Our attorneys provide preventive counseling and guidance to both large and small employers on a wide range of compliance issues and evolving statutory and common law requirements. This includes those related to wrongful discharge, discrimination, retaliation, sexual and other forms of harassment, family and medical leaves of absence, disability, substance abuse, wage and hour, and restrictive covenant trade secret and other related issues.
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Our Environmental Law department is vibrant, growing and ideally situated to assist those who buy, sell or conduct business on commercial or industrial property where environmental risks can create significant challenges to business ventures.
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The Cole Schotz Healthcare Group, led by Paul W. Kim, Esq., a former employee of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, represents a variety of individuals and corporations in the healthcare industry including:
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If you create it, we can help you protect it, enforce it, and monetize it. For years, the Intellectual Property team at Cole Schotz has been partnering with clients to provide superior quality service at unmatched value. Our recipe includes superior quality work product, aggressive advocacy, business-focused counseling, creativity, responsiveness, and integrity. + Read more
In the wake of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Cole Schotz’s Real Estate Special Opportunities group has been active in advising clients on the issues being confronted today, and opportunities that will arise as parties seek to monetize assets and/or deploy capital in the weeks and months to come. + Read more
In today’s ultra-competitive food and beverage marketplace, where guests are sophisticated and business challenges come from both expected and unexpected places, it is imperative that foodie entrepreneurs, restaurant groups, celebrity chefs, craft brewers, hotel owners and investors engage a strong team of advisors to limit bumps along the road to success.
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The players in the world of sports go far beyond those performing on game day. Whether you are an athlete, sports-related organization or supplier to the industry, our experienced team is ready to assist. + Read more
The Cole Schotz Tax, Trusts & Estates attorneys counsel individuals and businesses in a range of tax and estate planning strategies. Our clients include owners of family businesses where succession planning and asset protection are linked, and individuals of substantial means who wish to take advantage of sophisticated tax planning techniques to retain and build their wealth for future generations.
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At times, individuals and corporations may unwittingly run afoul of the law and government regulations. Ordinary commercial disputes can give rise to allegations of fraud and abuse. Grand jury subpoenas may be directed at innocent targets and present logistical record-gathering challenges for legitimate businesses. + Read more
At Cole Schotz we understand the importance of building long-lasting, deep relationships with our clients. That’s why we also understand the importance for our clients to protect the trademarks that symbolize their own deep relationships with their customers. Our trademark and brand management attorneys bring with them decades of experience and knowledge across a diverse range of industries. Unlike many law firms, our trademark practice is more than just filing trademarks. We provide flexible and creative solutions to our clients throughout the life cycle of a trademark – from adoption and clearance through prosecution and on to licensing and enforcement. Clients praise the long-lasting partnerships we develop; understanding our clients’ businesses so that we can mold an overall brand protection strategy that accommodates and amplifies their business goals while mitigating the risks clients may face.
Our extensive international experience helps us guide our clients through international trademark clearance, filings, and maintenance. In addition to our traditional trademark practice, our experience extends to domain name registration and management, anti-counterfeiting efforts, and grey-market goods issues. We have helped countless start-ups identify their intellectual property assets and formulate budget-conscious branding strategies that are critical at all stages of growth, beginning at seed funding. We have also counseled our larger clients in maximizing the value of their existing portfolios, monetizing their brand investments through development and licensing, and strengthening their overall legal and business positions.
Serving as counsel to an industry-leading producer of bone and joint restoration products in managing their extensive worldwide trademark portfolio. We ensure a consistent brand message across dozens of countries’ trademark offices. We also partner with our client’s marketing and sales teams on in-house training to improve and streamline internal processes and lower their legal costs. Our client’s marketing is innovative and creative, and we apply trademark law and concepts to amplify and strengthen the message.
Representing the largest organ and tissue bank in the world, helping them manage an extensive trademark portfolio worldwide. We work closely with our client’s in-house marketing team throughout the trademark process – from clearance and selection to adoption and implementation – to build a strong, enforceable brand foundation.
Counseling an exciting startup expanding from its start in the education space into a variety of industries. We have advised them in traditional trademark roles like clearance and filings as well as in identifying non-traditional assets that might be applied across industries as they expand. We aim to match our client’s creativity with our own creative solutions to accelerate their success.
Serving as counsel to a fast-growing craft brewery in identifying and protecting their branding as they carve their niche in America’s beer market. Our client has unique marketing ideas, exciting cross-licensing opportunities, and a message of sustainability and flavor. We help our client get the most out of its marketing dollars while remaining as efficient as possible.
Serving as outside counsel to several of the largest media companies in the United States, managing their United States and international trademark portfolios and counseling on issues relating to monetization and enforcement of those portfolios.
Representing multiple food and drug manufacturers, managing their large portfolios of trademarks and other assets and licensing those assets as part of an overall brand strategy.
Representing fine artists, fashion designers, photographers, jewelers, and other creative entrepreneurs in securing and monetizing their brand in an ever-competitive marketplace.
Counseling a leader in the fantasy sports industry in the protection and management of its growing trademark portfolio.
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