Mr. Vaughan’s practice covers a wide array of intellectual property matters. He provides counsel to businesses and individuals who are seeking to establish and/or protect their portfolio of creative ideas, which may include copyrights, trademarks, patents, and trade secrets. Mr. Vaughan helps clients to identify, register, license, or transfer their own intellectual property; he also counsels clients on avoiding liability for infringement of others’ rights. Whenever conflict arises, Mr. Vaughan offers his clients a number of tools to achieve a cost-effective and desirable resolution. Having participated in mediations both as a party and as a trained mediator, Mr. Vaughan can help his clients negotiate favorable settlements. Should settlement talks fail, he can also vigorously pursue or defend litigation on his clients’ behalf. Additionally, Mr. Vaughan provides low-cost, basic estate planning services to low- and middle-income individuals or families.