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Welcome to drishti Law

Providing Trademarks, Copyrights & Other intellectual property legal services In Springfield, Illinois

Understanding Trademarks: What They Are and Why They Matter

In the realm of intellectual property, trademarks play a crucial role in protecting the identity and branding of businesses. But what exactly are trademarks, and why are they so important? This section delves into the fundamentals of trademarks, explaining their definition, purpose, and significance for businesses in Springfield, Illinois. From distinguishing trademarks from other forms of intellectual property to exploring their legal implications, this comprehensive guide serves as a primer for entrepreneurs, small business owners, and anyone seeking to safeguard their brand identity.

Navigating the Trademark Registration Process: A Step-by-Step Guide

For businesses in Springfield, Illinois, securing trademark protection involves navigating a complex legal process. From conducting a comprehensive trademark search to filing an application with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), every step is critical to ensuring the successful registration of a trademark. In this section, we break down the trademark registration process into a simple, step-by-step guide, offering practical tips, insights, and best practices for businesses looking to safeguard their intellectual property rights effectively.

Protecting Your Copyrights: Strategies for Creative Professionals:

In today’s digital age, creative professionals in Springfield, Illinois, face unprecedented challenges in protecting their original works from infringement. Copyright law provides a vital framework for safeguarding the rights of creators, but understanding how to navigate this legal landscape is essential. This section explores practical strategies and proactive measures that artists, writers, musicians, and other creative individuals can take to protect their copyrights effectively. From understanding the scope of copyright protection to exploring avenues for enforcement, this guide equips creative professionals with the knowledge and tools they need to safeguard their artistic endeavors.

Intellectual Property Litigation: Navigating Disputes and Resolving Conflicts:

Despite the best efforts to protect intellectual property rights, disputes and conflicts can arise, requiring legal intervention to resolve. In Springfield, Illinois, intellectual property litigation is a complex and nuanced field that demands specialized expertise and strategic advocacy. This section provides an overview of common types of intellectual property disputes, ranging from trademark infringement to copyright violations, and outlines the legal principles and procedures involved in resolving these conflicts. Whether you’re facing a trademark dispute or copyright litigation, this guide offers insights and guidance to help you navigate the legal process effectively and protect your intellectual property rights.

What We Do

Practice Area

Copyright Service

The US Copyright system is designed to protect creators while incentivizing others to create original and innovative work. At Drishti Law we offer clear and concise guidance regarding various copyright issues.


Trademarks Service

The legal process for brand development begins with trademark registration. A trademark lawyer at Drishti Law, a law firm based out of Chicago, can get you there…


Cannabis Trademark

At Drishti Law, we perfectly prepare cannabis trademark applications which will effortlessly protect clients without giving governments doubts which will lead to rejecting the application.


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Why Choose Drishti Law?

As Your Intellectual Property Law Firm

Skillful, creative counsel

In today’s information clogged world, businesses need more than a linear approach of the past. The planning for future risks is not optional. We will help you protect today, while still thinking about tomorrow.

Personalized attention

We are able to avoid administrative delays and focus on you by extensive use of automation and technology. From the moment you contact the firm, we will focus on your issues personally and customize the right solution for you.

Transparency and Efficiency

We offer a clear channel of communication, with no surprise costs and streamlined processes that will create a smooth experience. The combination of our experience with the use of automation & technology allows us to avoid big law firms’ costs that usually get passed down to the client.

Knowledgeable intellectual property

As the intellectual property field continues to evolve, we at Drishti Law continue to learn and remain informed of all new developments to provide the edge you need to succeed.

meet Our Attorney

Sahil Malhotra

Education : J.D. University of Illinois – Chicago school of law
Bar Admission : Illinois (Admitted 2021), District of Columbia (Admitted 2022)

Sahil Malhotra is an Intellectual Property Attorney, who founded Drishti (“vision”) law because of his vision in protecting dreams and ideas. It is a continuation of his passion and experience as a student attorney at the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC) School of Law Intellectual Property Clinic. He provided individuals and small businesses with an opportunity to enhance their IP’s value by helping them register trademarks and successfully argue against office actions. In addition to his training and experience, he has been deeply involved in the multifaceted IP portfolio at UIC and continues to be associated with IP organizations and conferences.

Additionally, Sahil’s experience as a trademark law clerk at the United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) confirmed his aspiration to pursue a career in practicing intellectual property law. Together, his experience at the IP clinic, USPTO, and continued involvement in the IP community have resulted in a full spectrum IP law firm.

Sahil is licensed to practice in the state of Illinois and has the requisite acumen to provide effective solutions for managing your portfolio. He understands the challenges faced by innovators, creators, startups, and businesses in today’s hyper competitive market. Your vision needs protection. Let Sahil help you develop a competent formula for success.

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About Springfield Illinois

The Heart of the Land of Lincoln

Springfield, Illinois, Illinois’ capital city, pulsates with both history and government. Situated near the center of the state, it boasts a population exceeding 114,000, making it the state’s seventh most populous city.

We discover Springfield’s deep historical roots. Settled by European Americans in the late 1810s, the city gained national prominence as the home of Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States.

Beyond its historical significance, Springfield serves as the political heart of Illinois. The Illinois State Capitol, a magnificent architectural landmark, houses the state’s legislative branch.The city caters to a variety of interests. Art enthusiasts might find themselves exploring the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, while nature lovers could unwind in the extensive park system.

The educational landscape flourishes, with the University of Illinois Springfield offering a range of academic programs.

Frequently Asked Questions

What practice areas does your law firm cover?

Drishti Law offers a wide variety of Intellectual property services to individuals and small businesses. Our services cover, but are not limited to, Trademarks, Trade Secrets, Copyrights, and Data Privacy. We will use every resource available, to be a one stop shop for all matters when it relates to your ventures.

Do you charge for consultations?

Our initial consultation will be a short conversation to discuss your matter and will be free of charge. Any follow-up conversation regarding the matter will be covered in our engagement agreement.

What is the best way to contact you?

Feel free to reach us at or (773) 234-1139.

How many locations do you have?
As of right now, we have one location in Chicago but are working towards expansion across other major regions of the country.
Do you require clients to meet in person?
No, all of our interactions can take place over the phone, email, and/or through a video call. If preferred, we can arrange a meeting in person
How would you like your client to be prepared?
Prior to our initial consultation we will require you to fill out an intake form detailing your matter, it is imperative that you provide us with all relevant facts and documentation surrounding the issue as it will help us be prepared for our call.
Do you offer patent services?

All patent services are handled by a group of trusted and licensed patent attorneys that are available on request by the client.

Do you only serve Illinois residents?
That is a determination to be made after an initial consultation. US trademark and Copyright law allows drishti law to engage with clients from across the world. We are currently limited to providing services for state law claims that arise only out of Illinois state law.
How will you keep me informed regarding my matter?
All updates will be provided through your client portal or email. If needed we can schedule a phone or video call to review any major updates. Key deadlines will be calendared, but our success is dependent on a transparent relationship where both parties meet their respective responsibilities.

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