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.

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What Every Business Needs to Know About Intellectual Property Rights

by Intellectual Property Attorney Bill Honaker, the IP Guy Intellectual property (IP) – intangible creations such as inventions, ideas and processes – covers some of the most valuable aspects of a business, yet many treat it as an afterthought. While IP law can be complex, confusing and overwhelming, it’s important to have an understanding of […]

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Trademarks

Trademarks identify goods or services coming from a single source and can include business or product names, logos or slogans. Some examples of trademarks are the name Nike, the Coca-Cola bottle shape and the sound of the light saber from “Star Wars.” In the United States, common law trademark protection is limited to the geographic area […]

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