For over 35 years, Sheldon Klein has represented clients in the areas of trademark, copyright, unfair competition, advertising law, and social media, handling matters involving IP availability and infringement opinions, portfolio management, litigation, licensing, and transactions.
Sheldon handles a wide range of IP issues. He conducts IP audits and due diligence investigations; drafts IP licenses and other agreements; and enforces IP rights via negotiation, litigation, and opposition and cancellation proceedings before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and foreign trademark offices.
Clients highly value the depth and breadth of Sheldon’s intellectual property experience and knowledge. Sheldon has taught IP law at George Washington University and chairs an annual seminar/webinar on advanced trademark law for the Practising Law Institute. He regularly writes about current issues and presents on IP law topics nationally and internationally.
Sheldon is a member of the executive committee (first vice president) and board of directors of the American Intellectual Property Law Association. In this position, he plays a key role in the governance of one of the world’s largest and most influential intellectual property bar associations.
Gray Plant Mooty is recognized as one of the leading corporate law firms in Minnesota and one of the top franchise firms in the world. Our roots go back to 1866. Today, we are a 180-plus attorney, full-service firm with offices in Minneapolis and St. Cloud, Minnesota; Washington, D.C.; and Fargo, North Dakota.