Taylor English’s Bruce Siegal Appointed to the Board of Directors of the United States Intellectual Property Alliance
ATLANTA, April 27, 2020 – Taylor English Duma LLP is pleased to announce that attorney Bruce Siegal has been appointed to the United States Intellectual Property Alliance (USIPA) board of directors. Siegal’s appointment was approved by the board on Wednesday, April 21. In addition to his role on the board of director’s, Siegal was also named co-chair of the Entertainment, Arts and Sports Committee, leading efforts nationally to bring awareness and education of the importance of intellectual property and how to monetize and protect it.
Launched in January 2021, USIPA is geared towards uniting IP groups, creators and owners in a mission to educate the general public across all 50 states on the value of patents, trademarks, copyright and other forms of IP. The national non-profit, which was spearheaded by AT&T IP CEO Scott Frank and modelled on the Georgia IP Alliance, has a three-pronged mandate to drive awareness and education, enable ecosystem collaboration, and facilitate diversity and inclusion – goals it will look to achieve, in part, by coordinating the efforts of state and local IP alliances, including the Georgia IP Alliance.
Siegal has more than 30 years of experience as Senior Vice President and General Counsel for the Collegiate Licensing Company (CLC) and its related sports licensing entities. He focuses his practice on sports brand protection and enforcement, licensing, contract negotiation, marketing and business operations, helping brand owners maximize IP value thru licensing, sponsorship and endorsement agreements, and assisting licensees navigate the licensing marketplace through utilizing a vast network of industry contacts.
Siegal earned his undergraduate degree and law degree from the University of Alabama.
Taylor English Duma LLP is a full-service law firm headquartered in Atlanta, GA. Built from the ground up to provide highest-quality legal services for optimal value, the firm combines the best aspects of a traditional law firm with seasoned attorneys managing their practices remotely throughout the United States. Together, our attorneys work each day to provide timely, creative, and cost-effective counsel to help clients solve problems and achieve goals. Taylor English represents all types of clients – from Fortune 500 companies to start ups to individuals. The firm is the Georgia law firm member of Geneva Group International (GGI), the leading worldwide alliance of accounting and law firms. More information is available on the firm’s website at www.taylorenglish.com.