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The Leading-Edge Law Group, PLC, is a full-service intellectual property law firm. We limit our practice to trademarks (including trademark infringement monitoring and policing), patents, copyrights, trade secrets, and technology licensing and commercialization (including software). Please see our practice areas description for more information.

We have a second Leading-Edge Law Group website which is dedicated to explaining trademark infringement monitoring and policing and our extensive practice in that area. This website explains what it is, why it is crucial, and how it can boost a business’s value in sales, business-sale value and franchising. Please visit www.BrandBodyguards.com.

Latest News  

New Website: We recently launched another website dedicated to explaining trademark infringement monitoring and policing and our extensive practice in that area. Please visit www.BrandBodyguards.com.

Mark Infringement Watching and Policing: A piece on trademark infringement watching and policing: what it is, why it is crucial, and now doing it can boost a business’s value in sales, business-sale value and franchising. Click here to read it on Scribd.

Where to Find Latest Column: Yes, we have fallen behind in posting John’s latest columns here. You can find his most recent columns posted on the firm’s other website — www.BrandBodyguards.com.

New Seminar in Online Replay: John Farmer recently co-taught a basics course in IP licensing.This program is presented as an online seminar by Virginia CLE. You can go here to view more information and sign up.

Honors:

John Farmer also was listed in 2013 Super Lawyers for intellectual property law. He received this honor in 2006-2012 too.

John Farmer has been listed in the 2013 edition of Best Lawyers in America in the field of intellectual property law. He also was selected as the top trademark lawyer in the Richmond area. This ranking is based upon a confidential peer-review survey of other intellectual property lawyers. Best Lawyers in America also listed John in intellectual property law in 2007-2012.

Chambers USA recently released updated rankings for its 2013 Client’s Guide. Chambers USA bases its evaluations on interviews of other lawyers and of clients. It tabbed the Leading-Edge Law Group, PLC, as a recommended intellectual property law firm in Virginia, and tabbed John Farmer as being in the top rank of recommended IP lawyers in Virginia. Chambers also recommended this firm and John Farmer in 2005 through 2013.

Where We Are: LELG’s offices are in Richmond, Virginia. For more information about LELG or the content of this Web site, please contact John B. Farmer.