Juris Doctor, New York University School of Law
Bachelor of Arts in Classical Studies, Brigham Young University
George works in the areas of copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, IP licensing, corporate finance, securities and media law, advising clients in issues related to creating, registering, protecting and leveraging their intellectual property portfolios both in the U.S. and throughout the world. He helps companies and individuals develop creative legal solutions and strategies for brand development, software/media licensing, and asset transfers. George is heavily involved in both copyright and trademark registration, and in using those registrations to enforce his clients’ rights relating to digital and physical sales/distribution, online enforcement, DMCA and Brand Registry takedowns. He also counsels clients in creating policies and procedures for trade secret protection, confidentiality, data privacy and security. George has represented numerous clients in entertainment fields of music, film and publishing, including well-respected artists, labels, studios, directors and authors. In addition to his legal career, George founded and operated several companies in tech/telecom, retail, education, and the music industry. George’s unique background allows him to see beyond the surface legal issues to understand the underlying needs and objectives that drive his clients’ businesses. George is a sought-after presenter on a variety of legal and business topics and is an adjunct professor at Gonzaga School of Law where he teaches Entertainment Law and IP Transactions and Licensing. He also serves and has served on a number of boards of directors. George is conversational in Vietnamese.