Immigrant Visas (Family & Employment Based)

Woods Rogers Immigration Law group provides services for both family and employment-based immigration visas. For families, this includes sponsorship of a spouse, child (natural, step or adopted), parent, or sibling and assistance with: Adjustment of… Read more

Immigration and International Transactions

The Immigration Law group assists with a variety of immigration and international issues, including: Business visitors (B-1) College/university students (F-1 and the OPT offshoot) Commerce control list assessment Crime victims/witnesses (U-1) DACA Employment authorization (I-765)… Read more

Non-Immigrant Work Visas

The Immigration Law group handles non-immigrant work visa issues, such as: Counseling corporations on the immigration impacts of acquisitions, divestitures, mergers, and reorganizations, including opinion letters regarding continuous employment eligibility Counseling U.S. legal permanent residents… Read more

Copyrights

A copyright is a form of intellectual property protection extended to the authors of “original works of authorship” and arises the instant a work is created in fixed form. The author of a copyrighted work… Read more

Licensing

Our team helps institutional and individual clients obtain state licenses and Medicare and Medicaid certification. We advise clients on the impact of transactions on existing licensure and assist in obtaining appropriate government approvals related to… Read more

Patents

A patent is a declaration from a government that an invention or process is sufficiently new or innovative whereby the owner is granted the exclusive ability to manufacture or otherwise use the invention for a… Read more

Trademarks

Branding is an important ingredient in helping businesses succeed, and the trademark used by a business to develop brand awareness are often key factors on the path to success. A trademark can be a word,… Read more

Employment Litigation Defense

With an increasing number of lawsuits and growth in the size of damages awards comes the need for practical, experienced, and cost-conscious defense counsel. Woods Rogers defends all types of employment litigation, including wrongful discharge, discrimination,… Read more

Human Resources Counseling and Training

Woods Rogers’ attorneys provide advice and training in the full range of labor and employment law. Our areas of counsel include: Applications, handbooks, noncompetition agreements, and employment contracts EEO, diversity, discrimination, harassment, and retaliation Workplace violence… Read more

Unfair Competition

We have extensive experience consulting on and litigating unfair competition matters involving: Trade secrets Technology Trade dress/patent infringement Improper solicitation of employees or customers Fiduciary duty issues Covenants not to compete or solicit customers False… Read more