Patent and Trademark Law
At Dogwood, we are focused on helping Inventors and Creatives protect the future of their intellectual property. We provide expert Patent, Trademark and Copyright registration, filing, brand protection strategy, infringement defense and counseling. We serve Individuals, start-up Businesses, Corporations, Universities and Research Companies. We offer the best affordable Patent Attorney and Trademark Lawyer practices in Raleigh – Wilmington NC.
Patent, Trademark & Copyright Attorney Raleigh, NC
Originally from Wilmington, North Carolina, Ashley graduated from NC State University in Raleigh with degrees in both Chemistry and Biochemistry, as well as a Masters of Biochemistry degree. She earned her law degree from Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law at Campbell University in 2003 and began her law career with a small Durham based firm before working as an in-house attorney for a large South Carolina Corporation.
Ashley is well suited to practice Patent and Trademark Law in the medical device, chemical and biotechnology fields due to her solid scientific background and has worked extensively in the mechanical and materials science fields. As a result, Ashley has gained a wide breadth of knowledge that has been key in protecting intellectual property in a variety of technology areas.
“The heart and soul of the company is creativity and innovation”
– Bob iger
Why Choose Us
We are experienced in working with clients of various sizes, from startups to larger businesses. We pride ourselves in the quality of our work and our integrity.
Responsive to client needs.
We work closely with clients to ensure that we understand the results they seek to achieve and to customize solutions that fit a particular problem.
Dogwood Patent and Trademark Law recognizes the need for high-quality work product delivered with the personal service and cost-effectiveness of a small firm. Our initial consultation is free of charge, and our fees and billing procedures are communicated to clients in writing at the beginning of our representation. We strive to keep our services affordable to offer you true value.
Patent, Trademark & Copyright Attorney Raleigh, NC
Finding the right Patent,
Trademark or Copyright Attorney
can be a daunting and time-consuming task. At Dogwood Patent and Trademark Law, our goal is to have your stop with us be your last. Whether you are just starting out or an established inventor, we have the expertise to meet your needs in Raleigh and surrounding area.
No client is the same, and we know there is more to your business venture than just saying patent pending. We serve our clients with loyalty and integrity helping them leverage their ideas and overcome challenges.
Primary Practice Areas
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Biotech Life Sciences
We have experience in a wide range of life science fields, including pharmaceuticals, medical devices, agriculture innovations, healthcare, food science, packaging technology, and more.
Patents, trademarks, and trade secrets play an important role in protecting healthcare-related technology and medical devices.
Engineering inventions are key to the workings of the world around us and include the products and materials we use on a day-to-day basis, such as power generation and storage, transportation, food science, and more.
Green technology is increasingly important for securing the technology for a sustainable world in the fields of energy, conservation and storage, product packaging, bio-based chemicals, and alternative energy production.
We have experience representing consumer product companies in a wide range of industries, including retail services, sports equipment, apparel, health products, food and beverage, and cosmetics. It is always a pleasure to help clients reach the biggest audience.
Manufacturing companies operate in highly competitive areas and require constant innovation. Key manufacturing areas include the aerospace, automotive, construction, and energy industries.
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