Rudman Winchell congratulates Joy A. Trueworthy who was selected by Super Lawyers as a 2018 New England Rising Star.

Bangor, Maine, November 7, 2018: Joy A. Trueworthy, Esq. was recently selected as the 2018 Super Lawyers Rising Star in New England for Elder Law.  Only the top 5% of attorneys in the state are selected to be Super Lawyers and only 2.5% are selected to be Rising Star attorneys. Super Lawyers selects attorneys using […]

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Rudman Winchell is delighted to announce a new attorney.

  Rudman Winchell is delighted to announce that C. Kaitlyn Bernhardt, Esq., has joined the law firm.  Katie will practice in the firm’s Real Estate and Commercial Transactions sections with a concentration in timberland work. Katie comes to Rudman Winchell directly from Charles W. Hodsdon II Law Office, where she interned during her last year of law […]

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Rudman Winchell is delighted to announce a new attorney.

Rudman Winchell is delighted to announce that Katelynn J Ronan, Esq., has joined the law firm.  She will practice in the firm’s Real Estate and Corporate sections. Katelynn comes to Rudman Winchell directly from more than nine months of internships with Rudman Winchell during law school. As an intern, Katelynn was exposed to multiple areas of law, including […]

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Rudman Winchell congratulates Joshua A. Randlett who was selected by Super Lawyers as a 2018 New England Rising Star.

Bangor, Maine, November 2, 2018: Joshua A. Randlett, Esq. was recently selected as the 2018 Super Lawyers Rising Star in New England.  Only the top 5% of attorneys in the state are selected to be Super Lawyers and only 2.5% are selected to be Rising Star attorneys. Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a patented multiphase […]

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Rudman Winchell is delighted to announce a new attorney.

Rudman Winchell is delighted to announce that Stephen W. Wagner, Esq., has joined the law firm. Stephen will practice in the firm’s Municipal Law section. Stephen comes to Rudman Winchell from Concord, New Hampshire, where he spent two years practicing environmental and land use law. Prior to this, he clerked for the Maine Superior Court. “Stephen’s […]

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Rudman Winchell congratulates Allison Economy who was selected by Super Lawyers as a 2018 Rising Star.

Bangor, Maine, October 22, 2018: Allison Economy was recently selected as the 2018 Super Lawyers Rising Star in the State of Maine.  Only the top 5% of attorneys in the state are selected to be Super Lawyers and only 2.5% are selected to be Rising Star attorneys. Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a patented multiphase […]

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What is Intellectual Property?

By Rudman Winchell Attorney Anthony D. Pellegrini

You may hear the phrase “intellectual property” and wonder what it means.  In the simplest sense, Intellectual Property deals with intangible rights, rather than tangible property.  Put another way, Intellectual Property concerns the creative energies that are embodied in tangible property.  Some examples of that creativity are:  developing a slogan for your business or product; […]

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Independent Contractors Can Be Useful, But Can Present Traps For The Unwary

By Rudman Winchell Attorney Joshua A. Randlett

As an employment lawyer in Maine, I routinely deal with a number of small, locally-owned businesses. Many small businesses are, at least in my experience, often interested in achieving two interrelated but somewhat competing goals: (a) expanding their operations and/or increasing output; while also (b) minimizing the (sometimes prohibitive) costs and overhead that accompany such […]

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What are Trademarks?

By Rudman Winchell Attorney Anthony D. Pellegrini

A trademark is a word, symbol, or a combination of words and symbols that identifies the owner or producer of goods that are marked with that trademark.  A service mark is a word, symbol, or a combination of words and symbols that identifies the owner or provider of services that are associated with that service […]

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How Do I Pick A Good Trademark?

By Rudman Winchell Attorney Anthony D. Pellegrini

A trademark can be nearly anything that can distinguish one’s goods. So what makes a “good” trademark? The first thing to keep in mind is that a trademark might be very catchy but difficult to protect. If it cannot be protected then anyone can use it, and then it loses its value for you. It […]

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