( ENSPIRE She Did That ) Kimra Major-Morris is Quickly Becoming One of the Most Sought After Experts in the Field of Intellectual Property Law
ENSPIRE Contributor: Kate Newman
Operating out of Orlando, Florida, Kimra Major-Morris is one of the top intellectual property attorneys in the country. SuperLawyers® has rated Kimra since 2015, a distinction held by only 5% of Attorneys in Florida. She is “AV Preeminent,” rated by Martindale-Hubbell® with the highest rating for professional excellence and ethical standards in the legal community. Earning her Bachelor of Science in Broadcast Communications at Florida International University and her law degree from Florida A&M’s College of Law, Kimra has paved a genuinely unique and fulfilling path for herself and her career.
She has had the privilege to act as a past Chair of The Florida Bar’s Intellectual Property Committee as well as become a member of the International Trademark Association (INTA), the American Bar Association (ABA), the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) and the Black Entertainment & Sports Law Association (BESLA).
Through her, work Kimra has helped countless individuals and small businesses by educating and advocating for intellectual property rights in underserved communities. So much so she served as a legal expert for the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program and was a recipient of a grant from Beyonce and the NAACP and the African American Chamber of Commerce of Central Florida’s 2019 Eagle Award in support of local black businesses.
Her success in her field has made her a sought-after speaker on creative content and brand protection. She has even been invited to speak on intellectual property matters at the Microsoft Corporation, Facebook, Inc., and Full Sail University, as well as for collegiate sports programs, business conferences, and community outreach events.
And while she has made a name for herself through various means, she is likely best known for her work with Trayvon Martin’s family and the Trayvon Martin Foundation. She gained national attention in 2012 when Martin’s parents retained her to register, protect, and license name, image, and likeness intellectual property. Her services for The Trayvon Martin Foundation helped secure copyright and trademark registrations and licensing deals that fuel the Foundation’s support of senseless gun violence victims and their families.
Through Kimra’s work and expertise, she can look out for those vulnerable to being taken advantage of by those driven by greed or ill-intent, making her community a truly better and more prosperous place for all of its inhabitants. For more information on Kimra Major-Morris and her law firm click here.