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Ken Motolenich-Salas is a registered patent attorney who represents clients in all areas of intellectual property law, primarily in the areas of patent litigation, patent prosecution and trademark litigation, trademark and copyright prosecution, commercial litigation, and Internet domain name dispute resolution. Before joining Weiss & Moy, P.C., Ken worked as a patent and commercial litigation attorney in Washington, DC and Phoenix. Before law school, Ken served in the United States Navy as a Program Manager for Steam Generator Maintenance at Naval Reactors in Washington, DC, a joint Department of the Navy-Department of the Energy agency, and a Senior Engineer at Exxon/Mobil Corporation in Fairfax, VA. Ken is admitted to practice before the United States Patent & Trademark Office as a patent attorney, and in Arizona, District of Columbia, and Maryland. Ken is a native speaker of Spanish. Ken is available the second Wednesday of each month from Noon to 3 p.m. RSVP for your spot.
Kevin works with new and existing businesses that are looking to grow. By looking at where you want to take your business, he can help you select the right legal tools from business entities and contracts to intellectual property protections, such as patents and trademark. Kevin works with small companies to ensure they are developing a strong protective strategy that will support their visions for the future. RSVP for your spot.
Bimal Raj Merchant
Bimal is an attorney in Tempe focusing on assisting start-up and emerging businesses with their legal needs. Bimal advises companies regarding entity formation, governance & compliance and specializes in counseling businesses regarding the securities issues involved with raising or accepting investment funds. Bimal is available the first Tuesday of every month from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. RSVP for your spot.
Mark has more than 25 combined years of legal and business management experience in a wide variety of corporate, government, and private sector environments. He specializes in growing companies and has been involved in all phases from start-up to merger and acquisition. As an intellectual property law attorney, Mark has assisted many small companies in developing their patent, trademark, and technology licensing portfolios, specializing in emerging computer hardware and software technologies. RSVP for your spot.
Ruth Carter is a licensed Arizona attorney and the owner of Carter Law Firm in Phoenix. Her practice focuses on intellectual property, social media law, business formation and contracts, and flash mob law. Ruth is also an American Bar Association Legal Rebel and the author of The Legal Side of Blogging: How Not to get Sued, Fired, Arrested, or Killed. When she’s not busy being a lawyer, Ruth is a co-founder of Improv AZ and volunteers with Ignite Phoenix. Ruth is available the first Monday of every month from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. RSVP for your spot.