Bill Honaker

Meet Bill Honaker

Intellectual Property, Trade Secret, Copyright Law Expert
For more than 30 years, Bill Honaker has been helping businesses, ranging from Fortune 100 firms to individual entrepreneurs, to protect their patents, trademarks, and copyrights. A former Patent Office Examiner, he is a partner with Dickinson Wright, LLC. He’s especially good at keeping clients out of court.
To book Bill to speak to your group, call (248) 318-7015 and explore the possibilities.

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A Business Guide to Intellectual Property

­­­Entrepreneur’s Guide to Michigan Medical Marijuana Laws

Written by some of Michigan’s top legal and financial experts, and providing a step-by-step guide to obtaining one or more of Michigan’s five medical marijuana licenses, and then running a successful business. If you are looking for one place to get all the information that you need to understand Michigan’s commercial medical marijuana laws as well as a how-to guide for starting a highly profitable medical marijuana business in Michigan, then this book is for you!

Intellectual Property Deskbook for the Business Lawyer: A Transactions-Based Guide to Intellectual Property Law, Fourth Edition

 In its fourth edition, this best-selling guide for general practitioners, business lawyers, and corporate counsel provides a practical reference for lawyers who need to understand intellectual property issues that arise in various business contexts. Each chapter of the book focuses on a particular business transaction, from IP issues related to business start-ups and real-estate transactions to IP issues that arise in mergers and acquisitions and bankruptcy proceedings. Lawyers will gain invaluable insight into various topics, including start-up companies, security interests, licensing, due diligence, bankruptcy, antitrust law, real property transactions, probate and trust law, advertising, music licensing, and much more.

Success Stories


Five Steps for Protecting Your Trademarks

Take these steps to get full value from your trademarks! It surprises me that many companies don’t register their trademarks. It’s one of, if not the most valuable asset you have. Like any valuable asset, it should be handled with care, well maintained and thoroughly protected. Today we will talk about how to protect this […]

What to do with a Copyright Infringement Letter

The Risky Business of Copying Images from the Internet Today I want to talk about copyright infringement, and in particular, copyright infringement that results from cutting and pasting images from the Internet and using them on your website, in your blogs, your videos, or your marketing materials. Then I will discuss what to do when […]

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