New York NY (March 26, 2007) -- The Ullman, Shapiro & Ullman, LLP law firm has agreed to increase the amount of pro bono work it is contributing to two outstanding natural products industry non-profit organizations to include protection of their intellectual property.
According to Marc Ullman, his firm has filed for trade mark protection for the Dietary Supplement Education Alliance’s (DSEA) “Just Like Me™” tagline for that organization’s ad campaign. DSEA’s actual trademark matters are being handled by Ullman Shapiro & Ullman’s Charles Knull and Sarah Kickham, both of whom have significant expertise in this area. The firm is providing these services in addition to the ongoing consultation Ullman personally provides for DSEA’s Public Service Announcements and other matters.
The Healthy Foundation is the other beneficiary of the firm’s donated time and expertise in support of the Foundations efforts to gain intellectual property protection for its Vitamin Relief USA™ and The Vitamin Fund™ programs. These programs are designed to assist children and seniors at risk for malnutrition are making dramatic improvements in health, school performance, behavior and self-esteem by working toward the eradication of nutritional deficiencies in the United States through multi-vitamin and mineral supplementation programs.
“These good organizations need all the support they can get in moving their very important programs forward,” Ullman said. “Giving back to the industry is part of our firm’s mission, and we are gratified to be able to help.”
New York based Ullman, Shapiro & Ullman, LLP, represents clients in legal matters relating to Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) matters, regulatory issues, Federal Trade Commission (FTC) proceedings, IP and Trademark matters and litigation.
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