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Eight Marks Gray Attorneys Named Best Lawyers’ 2019 Lawyers of the Year

Jacksonville, Florida headquartered business law firm, Marks Gray P.A., is pleased to announce that eight attorneys have been named by Best Lawyers as 2019 Lawyers of the Year in their respective geographies and practice areas. Inclusion in Best Lawyers is based entirely on peer review. The methodology is designed to capture, as accurately as possible, the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical area and legal practice area. Marks Gray […]

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Attorneys Jeptha F. Barbour and Crystal T. Broughan named “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers®

Marks Gray is pleased to announce that Jeptha F. Barbour and Crystal T. Broughan have been named “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers® 2019. The “Lawyer of the Year” recognition is awarded to individual attorneys with the highest overall peer-feedback for a specific practice area and geographic location. Only one lawyer is recognized as the “Lawyer of the Year” for each specialty and location. Mr. Barbour was named for Medical Malpractice Law-Defendants and Product Liability […]

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Crystal T. Broughan named Best Intellectual Property Attorney in Jacksonville Business Journal 2016 BizTech Innovation Awards

Shareholder and Intellectual Property Attorney Crystal T. Broughan was recently named the Best Intellectual Property Attorney in Jacksonville in the 4th Annual BizTech Innovation Awards hosted by the Jacksonville Business Journal. She will receive her award at their upcoming awards luncheon on Thursday, October 20th. We will share more information and links to the article about her practice as the event approaches.   Congratulations, Ms. Broughan!

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Marks Gray to lead panel discussion at Jacksonville SBRN Luncheon on September 22, 2016

I am proud to announce that I will represent Marks Gray at the upcoming Jacksonville Small Business Resource Network Meeting on Thursday, September 22, 2016, at the Jacksonville Marriott. The panel discussion will include two other IP attorneys. We will discuss the passage of the Defend Trade Secrets Act. If you are interested in attending, please register on the SBRN website. Event is open to public. You do not need to be a member to […]

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Trademark Searches: A Cost-Saving Measure Often Ignored

Businesses often overlook a simple but critical step in establishing a new brand for a company, product or service, a trademark search.  The first step in a trademark strategy for the adoption and protection of a new word or design mark should be the search process.  Often, clients do not budget for a trademark search or ask for a scaled down search process to save money.  In today’s business environment, the value of establishing a […]

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How Do I Handle Every Day Copyright Issues?

Ooops…I made a Mistake! What do I do now?  Copyright issues permeate every aspect of our lives in the electronic age. Clients regularly contact me regarding images they obtained from a third party website and used on their own website or in a presentation. Usually, the client has obtained a cease and desist letter from a stock photography company instructing the client to cease using the image(s) and to pay the stock photography company a […]

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