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Leaders in Intellectual Property

Blue Filament offers big-picture strategic advice on intellectual property management in the context of each client's business model. We take the time to understand your business, help you assess risk, and achieve your intellectual property goals.

Blue Filament specializes in intellectual property, including patents, trademarks, copyrights, domain names, brand protection, brand management and enforcement, risk assessment, Trademark Trial and Appeal Board proceedings, Patent Trial and Appeal Board proceedings, and dispute resolution.

Breaking away from the traditional legal model allows us to offer unparalleled service on a lean platform, without excessive overhead, resulting in quality-focused work instead of quantity-focused billing. We collaborate creatively with our clients, allowing us to work together to achieve goals in a way that makes sense for your business and your bottom line. We are skilled, accessible, and offer timely and effective legal services. Our extensive network permits us to assist you with your intellectual property needs in the United States and, as your business expands, throughout the world.

Blue Filament News

  • From May 9 - 15, 2014, Mary Margaret O'Donnell will attend the International Trademark Association (INTA) conference in Hong Kong.


    Publication of 'Doctor Where?'


    In May 2014, the ABA's Science and Technology group released the Spring issue of The SciTech Lawyer, edited by Avery Goldstein, featuring "Doctor Where? The Implication of Telemedicine." The SciTech Lawyer provides information about current developments at the intersection of law, science, medicine, and technology.


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  • MAR 2014

    On March 24, 2014, Avery Goldstein attended the IP Law Spring Seminar in East Lansing hosted by the Intellectual Property Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan in cooperation with the Institute of Continuing Legal Education.


    On March 13, 2014, Avery Goldstein attended the Office of Technology Licensing of the University of Florida's "A Celebration of Innovation" 2014 Showcase.


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  • Mary Margaret O'Donnell of Blue Filament was pleased to attend the award ceremony at Wayne State University. Congratulations to recipient, student Carrie Floyd!


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  • We do! Blue Filament rings in the year with shiny gold foil certificates in hand - both our peacock logo and BLUE FILAMENT are now registered!


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  • Avery Goldstein, editor of the ABA's SciTech Journal, has finished compiling the next SciTech Journal edition on Telemedicine.


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  • NOV 2013

    Mary Margaret O'Donnell of Blue Filament spent Thanksgiving in France at the 35th Anniversary Event for the French IP association, APRAM.

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  • Mary Margaret O'Donnell of Blue Filament was recognized as in The Best Lawyers in America for in the practice area of Trademark Law.

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  • OCT 2013

    On October 24, 2013, Mary Margaret O'Donnell attended the Women's Bar Association networking event in Royal Oak.

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  • Blue Filament sponsored and Marie Lally and Mary Margaret O'Donnell attended the Association of Corporate Counsel event...

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  • Avery Goldstein and Mary Margaret O'Donnell of Blue Filament attended the Michigan Intellectual Property Law Association's annual Judge's Banquet.

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  • The ABA Trademark Litigation Subcommittee put on a panel at the ABA Annual Conference in San Francisco on the Apple v. Samsung case.

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