meet the firm
Whether it be matters of intellectual property, complex contract issues or just making sure you are comfortable as you take your company forward into the future, Ryan has handled it all. Deemed “The Video Game Attorney” by the countless developers he has helped through his free online legal Q&A’s, Ryan understands that this new and innovative industry requires a new and innovative approach to law.
For well over a decade, Michael Lee has focused his practice on all aspects of intellectual property matters including registration, licensing, protecting, and enforcing the rights of trademark and copyright owners. Michael has vast experience creating, implementing and overseeing brand protection programs for some of the most prestigious luxury, technology, entertainment, and gaming companies in the world.
Ma’idah Lashani has a broad range of experience in the field of digital media, including software development, publication, licensing, and protection. Ma’idah has also worked with some of the largest and most influential companies in the video game industry, giving her unique insight into the future of entertainment. Ma’idah is based out of Research Triangle Park, where she serves as Chair of the International Game Developers Association NC-Triangle Chapter.
Allison D. Rothman
Allison D. Rothman has an extensive background of working at and acting as outside counsel protecting the intellectual property rights of the world’s largest fashion, luxury goods, jewelry, and entertainment brands. Allison has handled all forms of trademark and copyright matters including online investigation and enforcement.
As a successful and experienced esports Coach, Jason Greenglass understands the unique challenges and needs of the gaming and esports community. Jason brings his vast experience working with players, content creators, and influencers whether you need help negotiating a contract or simply an advocate to be on your side.
Of CounselHoward Eichenblatt is a registered patent attorney and has done extensive patent work in for entrepreneurs, start-ups, and small businesses in the fields of software, hardware, medical devices, and various mechanical arts fields. Before opening his own practice, Howard enjoyed several years of experience as a researcher at Rutgers University, investigating the stress and shear properties of pharmaceutical machinery and the biomemedial activities of microorganisms. Subsequently, Howard worked at SPC, A Brady Business, as a Research and Development Engineer, where he designed and built multiple machines for ultra-hazardous dust control. Also, Howard is an instructor at the Brooklyn Law School Incubator & Policy Clinic.
Cam is an experienced screen industry lawyer, based out of Australia, with over ten years’ experience in working in interactive entertainment. Cam has previously worked in private practice as a production lawyer, and as in-house legal counsel and business affairs adviser. He now operates his own boutique practice with a focus on video game development and distribution, eSports and entertainment law, including all aspects of contract, employment and trademark law.
Cam is experienced in licensing original IP into various formats including games, films, television, toys, collectibles and other merchandise and has negotiated agreements on behalf of clients with Disney, Bandai Namco, Sony (PS), Marvel, Nickelodeon, and many others.
For 20 years, Trippe has been an attorney, counselor, and consultant to business owners and entrepreneurs. Trippe has served on the boards of directors of several companies and is a respected lecturer, published author, and frequent media commentator on issues of interest to entrepreneurs and business owners. Trippe is also a software developer and has just founded a technology start up focused on making comprehensive legal services available to all businesses.
Trippe is an entrepreneur, attorney, and corporate executive who understands from experience the challenges facing “smaller players” trying to compete in today’s marketplace. He is passionate about helping up-and-coming business owners find their niche.
Justin Meyer handles wills and estates, real estate, and corporate matters for small business owners and families. His business clients have relied upon him for help on a wide range of issues, from formation of LLCs and corporations to prosecuting and defending in debt collections matters, from employee disputes to mergers and acquisitions. Justin has handled matters in state and federal courts, and he has been relied upon as a trusted advisor for his clients, handling personal and business matters for them. His practice also includes preparing and executing documents for estate and succession planning, from wills and trusts to buy-sell and shareholder agreements. Justin also handles purchases, sales, and leases of commercial and residential real estate.