Sheldon Klein is a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property, Technology & Privacy and Franchise & Distribution practice groups. He has over 35 years’ experience in counseling, portfolio management, litigation, licensing, and transactions in the areas of trademark, copyright, unfair competition, advertising law, and social media. Sheldon assists clients with a wide range of issues, including selection, clearance, and registration of new trademarks. 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.
Sheldon represents clients in a variety of industries, including franchise, internet/social media, hospitality, health care, telecommunications, broadcast, entertainment, manufacturing, building, food, pharmaceutical, medical device, banking, and insurance.
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.