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John Martin Hilla

John Martin Hilla

Detroit-Area Trademark Registration and Bankruptcy Attorney
  • Bankruptcy, Trademarks, Real Estate Law
  • Law Society of Ontario, Michigan
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John Hilla is a Detroit-area trademark and bankruptcy attorney.

A graduate of the Wayne State University Law School in Detroit, he also holds a Master's degree in International Law from the George Washington University Law School in Washington, DC.

John is a former music publisher, musician, and author who especially enjoys assisting bands, musicians, record labels, and related start-ups with their trademark and contractual needs.

Practice Areas
    Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Debt Relief
    Trademark Litigation, Trademark Registration
    Real Estate Law
    Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Law Society of Ontario
ID Number: 78008N
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  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Turkish: Spoken
Professional Experience
Managing Attorney
The Hilla Law Firm, PLLC
Consumer bankruptcy and trademark registration practice.
Aronoff & Linnell, PLLC
The Law Offices of John M. Hilla, PLLC
The George Washington University Law School
LL.M | International & Comparative Law
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Wayne State University Law School
J.D | Law
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Wayne State University
B.A | English
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Professional Associations
Michigan State Bar  # 69128
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Consumer Bankruptcy Association
- Current
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National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
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Articles & Publications
Am I Responsible for my Fiancee's Debt After Marriage?
The Detroit Legal News
The Literary Effect of Sovereignty in International Law
The Widener Law Review
The US Invasion of Iraq and Popular Consent in the Formation of Customary International Law
The Michigan International Lawyer
Draft Commentary for Art. 479 of the Provisional Kosovo Criminal Procedure Code
US State Department in conjunction with George Washington University
Websites & Blogs
Detroit Bankruptcy Attorney
Detroit Bankruptcy and Trademark Blog
Legal Answers
58 Questions Answered
Q. need trademark renewal. Herbert Kesler
A: I would be glad to discuss this with you. Please feel free to contact me at the number on my website, link from my Justia profile.
Q. If your product has a trademark, and it does not fall within the ballpark of their goods/services listed. Is it still ok
A: Your question is not clear. Are you asking whether your product is infringing upon another party's trademark registration if it is the same type of product? Or are you asking whether your own registered trademark is being infringed upon by someone else's product or service?
Q. Is it ok to register a business / trademark using a different name?
A: This response is not specific legal advice and is not intended to create an attorney-client relationship. You should speak with a trademark registration attorney for specific information regarding your particular proposed trademark . A trademark is a word, name, phrase, slogan, or logo that uniquely identifies the source of a product or service sold in interstate commerce. Some companies own many trademarks. One of those trademarks owned might be the name of the actual business, or it might be the name of a product.
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Contact & Map
The Hilla Law Firm, PLLC
19500 Middlebelt Road
Suite 223E
Livonia, MI 48152
Telephone: (734) 743-1489