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You should work with the best. Why bother with the rest? The Brand Protected® is comprised of experienced and detail oriented intellectual property specialists focused on contract and propriety laws. Our team members possess excellent communication skills to ensure that our clients are kept up to date and fully informed on our intellectual property protection strategies.

Our team collaborates with entrepreneurs, business owners, and business team members to effectively navigate the complex array of laws and regulations that can come into play when protecting a company’s brand. Working with us ensures that you are kept fully informed and have direct input in your brand protection strategy through one-on-one legal counseling. These one-on-one meetings will help us ensure your business and personal goals are achieved.

More than 10 Years of Practical Experience in the Industry

The principle of The Brand Protected® is Lourdes Hilliard, a skilled and experienced attorney with more than 13 years of experience in the industry. Lourdes is licensed to practice law in Florida and New Jersey. She is also admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

In addition to her legal background, Lourdes is a Certified Small Business Consultant and is a member of the following prestigious organizations:

  • Lawyers of Distinction (membership is limited to the top 10% of attorneys in the United States where members are recognized based upon objective evaluation of an attorney’s qualifications, license, reputation, experience, and disciplinary history);
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association;
  • Dade County Bar Association; and
  • Florida Association for Women Lawyers Miami-Dade Chapter

Lourdes is also a board member for two nonprofit organizations. Her background is not limited to trademark and copyright law. In fact, Lourdes has experience in family law, estate planning, and business entity formation.

Top-Notch Educational Pedigree

Lourdes attended some of the best universities in Florida, including the University of Florida, Florida International University, and University of Miami.

She graduated with honors from the University of Florida with a degree in Liberal Arts and a minor in Education. Lourdes left an indelible mark on the University of Florida. When she graduated, she was named UF’s Outstanding Female Leader, the top leadership award bestowed by the university. She was also inducted into the University of Florida Hall of Fame and Florida Blue Key.

Lourdes went on to obtain a Master’s in Business Administration with honors from Florida International University. In 2004, she received her Juris Doctorate from the University of Miami, graduating Cum Laude.

We Understand and Appreciate the Challenges Entrepreneurs Face Because We are Entrepreneurs, too

The Brand Protected is proud to represent start-ups across Florida and other parts of the country, because we understand the journey that so many entrepreneurs are on. For over a decade, Lourdes started and operated two successful businesses. As a result, she has industry experience in real estate, product design, and retail, and she has direct experience in business development, production, manufacturing, sourcing, and project management.

As creative chief, Lourdes is so passionate about helping entrepreneurs that she founded Produced With Purpose™ Inc., a non-profit organization that provides experiences for young people to develop their entrepreneurial thinking and approach by helping bring their products and services to the marketplace.

Have Questions About Our Company and What We can do for You? Contact The Brand Protected to Schedule a Meeting

Each day, the threats to your company’s brand grow more sophisticated. That is why we stand ready to provide effective legal and business counseling, personalized contractual agreements, and aggressive protection of your business brand, trademarks, intellectual property, etc. Whether you are the owner of a fledgling start-up, a mid-sized business, or a more established business, your focus should be on expanding your business. Let us handle protecting your brand. Contact our office today to schedule a meeting with our team.

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