Travis S. Uhlenhopp
Mr. Uhlenhopp assists clients with navigating a wide variety of corporate legal issues including selection of entity and compliance, negotiation of contracts and vendor relationships, creation of strategic growth plans and raising capital, as well as the acquisition, disposition and management of assets.
As the head of the firm's Intellectual Property practice group and a Registered Patent Attorney, Mr. Uhlenhopp also advises clients regarding intellectual property procurement, brand management, protection/defense, and licensing strategies. Mr. Uhlenhopp works closely with clients to establish marketing and branding strategies that are innovative and defensible. Additionally, Mr. Uhlenhopp has overseen extensive infringement suits involving trademarks, trade secrets and patents, both on the plaintiff’s side and defense.
With his unique combination of legal expertise, Mr. Uhlenhopp is able to effectively serve the role of outside General Counsel, managing numerous clients’ portfolios, protecting and defending their brand and assets, negotiating strategic relationships, and contributing to the overall strategies behind their businesses.
Mr. Uhlenhopp has significant experience representing clients in entertainment-related aspects, including representing talent, negotiating television and radio commercial deals, assembling music and food festivals, managing social media outlets and promotional relationships, and producing a reality show that aired on a major television network.
Prior to joining Messner Reeves, Mr. Uhlenhopp was a Director at a Los Angeles-based consulting and investment banking firm where he oversaw many types of engagements including strategic business planning, due diligence, asset analysis and valuation, financial modeling and preparation for the capital-raising process.
Pepperdine University School of Law, J.D. and Palmer Center
University of Colorado at Boulder, B.A., 2000
Denver Bar Association
Colorado Bar Association
State Bar of California
American Bar Association
Guest lecturer on Business Law and Intellectual Property Law at Metropolitan State University of Denver
Admitted to Practice: Colorado, California, United States Patent and Trademark Office
Practice Groups: Corporate, Intellectual Property, Real Estate
310.622.9483310.909.7440- Los Angeles