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Local Attorney Again Represents Triple Crown Favorite

May 18, 2016
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HARRISBURG, PA (May 18, 2016) Harrisburg attorney Mike Doctrow with McNees is once again representing a Triple Crown favorite.  Doctrow recently filed trademark applications for Nyquist for Reddam Racing in California. 

While typically representing large and mid-sized companies in trademark and copyright matters, in May of almost every year Mike helps Kentucky Derby winners with trademark and copyright protection, and trademark licensing.  He also handles endorsement, book and movie deals.  Doctrow says that “the Triple Crown work is a fun and interesting spin off of my usual work.”  In prior years, Mike and his fellow McNees attorneys have sat in owners boxes at the Kentucky Derby and the Belmont Stakes.  “All in a day’s work,” says Doctrow.

Michael A. Doctrow is a Member with the Harrisburg-based law firm McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC, where he co-chairs the Intellectual Property group which is comprised of over 20 professionals, including 9 licensed to practice before the U.S. Patent Office. He also practices in the Food Industry group for the firm. Mike practices trademark, copyright, trade secret and advertising law. His practice focuses on trademark clearance, registration and protection, copyright protection, and advertising and branding strategies. He is involved in structuring and negotiating trademark, copyright, patent and software license agreements, entertainment contracts, franchise and distribution agreements, advertising agreements and technology contracts. He counsels clients on all aspects of domestic and international marketing and distribution matters and is actively engaged in counseling franchise companies.


McNees is a full-service law firm based in central Pennsylvania with more than 130 attorneys representing corporations, associations, institutions and individuals. The firm serves clients worldwide from offices in Harrisburg, Lancaster, State College and Scranton, PA; Columbus, OH; and Washington, D.C. McNees is also a member of the ALFA International Global Legal Network. @McNeeslaw LinkedIn