Elizabeth Shieldkret
Copyright, Trademark, Patent,
Trade Secret & Consumer Law Website

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Everyone has intellectual property.
Are you protecting yours?SM

I advise clients on all aspects of intellectual property law, including copyrights, trademarks, patents and trade secrets. I handle both licensing and litigation matters. I have also developed a practice in consumer law. Read about my education and experience.

Use this site to:

Learn about intellectual property (IP) protection for your website, book, music, multimedia presentation, computer program, invention, business method, goodwill, trademark, design and more

Get detailed information about copyright protection

Learn how patents can protect your inventions and designs

Consider trademark and service mark protection for your business

Find out what you need to know to protect your trade secrets*

Fill out and print your own copyright forms*

Weigh the pros and cons of licensing* your intellectual property

Explore the benefits and pitfalls of litigation*

Look up terms in the glossary

Learn about Consumer Law*

Visit my favorite IP and Consumer Law resources on the web

Check out What's New for developments in IP and Consumer Law

Know your rights when you hire a lawyer. Read the New York State Statement of Client's Rights and Statement of Client Responsibilities

Read the About You page for information on choosing a lawyer, attorney-client privilege and its waiver

* These areas are still under construction.
This site is also updated regularly. Last update: July 17, 2007.

For a consultation, please fill out an intake form so I can check for any possible conflicts. Your inquiry will be kept confidential and may be protected by the attorney-client privilege.

Look Who's Surfing! The United States Patent and Trademark Office came here for information. The site also gets many hits from law firms. IP professionals turn to this site for its ease of use and detailed information. You can too.

More accolades for this site:

LegalEngine.com's "Lawyer Site of the Week" May 25 - May 31, 2000.

Do It Yourself E-Zine recommended site, February 13, 2000.

Free Webmaster Tools E-Zine "Site of the Week" February 10, 2000.

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