Linguistics/Trademarks Expert 520774 FL

Expertise Description

I have over 50 years experience in Linguistics and Trademarking with expertise in the structure of modern English and present-day usage; sociolinguistics, including American dialects, languages in contact, and Caribbean linguistics; language and law, linguistics of trademarks; discourse analysis, pragmatics, semiotics; trademark issues, such as strength of mark, likelihood of confusion, word history, dilution, putatively scandalous marks; defamation; interpreting the language of contracts and statutes; and the verifiability of confessions and interrogations. I have over 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, depositions, and courtroom testimony.

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