McAndrews, Held & Malloy Attorney Dunstan H. Barnes, Ph.D., Published in the Illinois State Bar Association


CHICAGO, IL- October 6, 2017- McAndrews, Held & Malloy attorney Dunstan H. Barnes, Ph.D., was published in the Illinois State Bar Association journal.

Dr. Barnes article covers intellectual property issues that may arise when advising clients who hope to open an Illinois cannabis dispensary, specifically basic regulatory requirements, intellectual property protection (patents, trade secrets, and trademarks), and ethical concerns.

Dr. Barnes focuses his practice on protecting and analyzing design rights, including drafting and prosecuting design patent applications, and conducting opinion work and due diligence investigations. Dr. Barnes also has experience drafting and prosecuting trademark applications and utility patent applications in a wide range of technological fields and industries.

Founded in 1877, the Illinois State Bar Association is the premier legal association in the state. As a voluntary organization of more than 30,000 members, the Association’s primary focus is to assist Illinois lawyers in the practice of law and to promote improvements in the administration of justice.

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