Protect & Grow Your Maine Business

Brand & Business Names; Copyrights; Contracts; Domain and Product Names; Intellectual Property Audits, Licensing, Planning & Transactions; Technology, Patent,Trade Secret, Business & Legal Strategy; Logos,Trade and Service Marks (Words, Abbreviations, Acronyms, Designs, Slogans, Shapes, Sound, Symbols & Color); Searches, Registrations, Maintenance, Protection, Disputes &Transfers; Web & Software Licensing (Proprietary & Open Source); E-commerce, Internet & Computer Law


1992 Advanced Licensing Institute, Franklin Pierce. 1993 Juris Doctor, University of Maine School of Law, Portland, Maine. Admitted to Maine and Massachusetts Bars. Member Maine Bar Association & Licensing Executives Society. 1993-2001 Intellectual Property Manager for Delorme Mapping in Yarmouth, Maine. 2002-2003 Of Counsel, Intellectual Property Group and Corporate Department, Pierce Atwood, Portland, Maine. Named Inventor: U.S. Patent # 5,948,040 “Travel Planning Information & Reservation System”. Member of Maine Inventors Forum. 2001 Presentation on “Copyright Law” for Maine Patent Program. 2001 Grant Writing Workshop, Maine Technology Institute. Other Services: Juvenile Criminal Defense. Contracts, Drafting, Negotiation & Administration. Wills. Legal Writing, Research & Litigation Support.


Fourteen years of experience in technology driven business — managing projects, assets and personnel, sourcing and filtering information, strategic analysis, detailed planning and cost-effective implementation, coordination of in-house and outside resources.

Strong business, technical and legal research skills applied to policy and product development, competitive intelligence, purchasing, contracting, risk management, resolving disputes and managing litigation.

Proven communication skills: advocacy, negotiation, written/oral presentations, legal counseling, sales, customer service, and client relations.

Intellectual Property

Brand Names, Confidentiality Agreements, Contracts, Copyrights, Domain Names, Licensing, Non-disclosure Agreements, Patent Strategy & Licensing, Product Names, Publicity Rights & Trademarks.


Copyrights – Searches, Registration, Infringement & Clearance Analyses
Contracts – Preparation, Review, Negotiation, Administration & Disputes Patent Prosecution Referral Services & Patent Enforcement & Licensing
Trademarks – Searches, Trade, Brand & Domain Name Selection, Federal & State Registrations, Enforcement, Maintenance, Watch & Alert Services


  • Free Initial Consultation
  • $100 per hour premium service rate
  • Negotiable Per Diem, Standard Service and Major Project Rates

Mail To

Angus Ferguson
P.O.Box 7451
Portland ME 04112-07451


Office: (207) 879-1816
Mobile: (207) 749-6618

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