Latoicha Givens

Title: Attorney At Law
Phone: (404) 480-2560


Latoicha Givens is the founding member of the firm Phillips Givens, LLC.  Ms. Givens brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the firm.  She has successfully defended and protected intellectual property rights of individuals, small business owners, and corporations.  Her practice focuses on trademark and copyright clearance, registration and prosecution; domain name management; the negotiation and drafting of licensing, rights clearances, distribution, and user agreements in the following industries:  Information Technology, Internet, Software, New Media, Multimedia, Apparel, Film, Sound recordings, and Art.  Ms. Givens is also an expert in legal issues in new media technologies.  She counsels clients on intellectual property, product endorsement, advertising, privacy and security issues in new media platforms, i.e, social networks, blogs, websites, and mobile devices.  She is also adept at drafting privacy and social media polices and terms of service agreements that adequately address new and evolving issues in new media.
 
Ms. Givens is a frequent speaker on intellectual property matters and legal issues in new media.  She has been a featured speaker at Blogher, Blogalicous, The Inventors Association of Georgia, Dekalb County, GA Small Business Development Conference, and Miller Brewing Company’s Entrepreneur Series.  She has also been a guest of Fox News Anchor Clayton Morris discussing privacy issues in social media platforms.  Ms. Givens is a current contributing writer for www.blackenterprise.com.  On www.blackenterprise.com, Ms. Givens provides legal tips for small businesses in the technology field.  Previously, Ms. Givens was the legal contributor for Black Web 2.0. where she provided weekly legal articles addressing various legal issues in new media and technology.  She is also a former member and legal contributor for The Brand Protection Council. The Brand Protection Council is the leading international organization for Brand Protection Professionals.  She is the Founder and Editor-In-Chief of the legal blog,
www.IPLAW101.blogspot.com. There she provides practical tips for individuals and small businesses in solving basic intellectual property issues. This blog was recognized by Alltop.com as one of the best intellectual property law blogs on the web.

Ms. Givens has been featured in the Atlanta Tribune Magazine where she was recognized for her commitment to educating individuals on effective business development. She was also featured in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution as a nominee for the Atlanta Business League’s Super Tuesday Awards, in the category, Success Against the Odds.  Ms. Givens was featured in the 2006 and 2007 Edition of Who’s Who in Black Atlanta.  She previously served as Vice-President and President of the Atlanta Montessori International School Education Foundation, Inc.   This foundation provided scholarships to disadvantaged students to attend Atlanta Montessori International School, a prestigious and private Montessori education institution in the Atlanta area.

Ms. Givens received her B.A. in English and Political Science with Honors from Florida A&M University.  She received her law degree from Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law.


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