Kimra D. Major-Morris

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Intellectual Property Attorney in Apopka, FL

Major-Morris Law, LLC
 | 522 S Hunt Club Blvd # 356, Apopka, FL 32703-4960
Phone: 407-230-0540
Fax: 407-641-8653
Selected To Rising Stars: 2015 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2009
Practice Areas:
  • Intellectual Property (70%),
  • Business/Corporate (20%),
  • Entertainment & Sports (10%)
Attorney Profile

The founder of her own law firm located in Apopka, Florida, Kimra D. Major-Morris provides representation in a variety of matters to people and businesses throughout the country. She focuses a large portion of her practice on intellectual property issues, and in that regard, she has extensive experience in trademark registration and licensing, trade secret agreements, and copyright registration and compliance. Ms. Major-Morris also prepares and reviews several types of contracts, including producer, songwriter and artist agreements as well as those pertaining to independent contractors. Her clients have included Grammy Award nominees as well as contestants on such television shows as "American Idol" and "The Voice".

Prior to pursuing a legal career, Ms. Major-Morris was a promotions coordinator for Bobby Brown Productions and Mr. Brown's personal assistant. She later was a chyron and camera operator for Turner Broadcasting and a video editor for HBO Latin America Group, and she spent several years with Black Entertainment Television as a photographer and videographer. Ms. Major-Morris majored in communications and television broadcasting as an undergraduate at Florida International University, from where she received a Bachelor of Arts in 1990. Her legal education came at Florida A&M University College of Law, and she was the president of the school's Entertainment, Arts & Sports Law Society before being awarded her Juris Doctor in 2007.

Ms. Major-Morris founded her firm in May 2009. She is admitted to practice before all Florida state courts as well as before the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida. Held in high regard by her fellow attorneys, Ms. Major-Morris has received an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and a 10.0 "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo. She is a past chair of the Intellectual Property Committee of the Business Law Section of The Florida Bar.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Intellectual Property (70%): Copyrights, Trademarks, Intellectual Property Law

Business/Corporate (20%): Contracts

Entertainment & Sports (10%): Entertainment, Sports & Leisure Law

Focus Areas

Copyrights, Trademarks, Intellectual Property Law, Contracts, Entertainment, Sports & Leisure Law

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 5 years

Rising Stars: 2015 - 2019

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About Kimra Major-Morris

Admitted: 2009, Florida

Professional Webpage: https://www.majormorrislaw.com/attorney-profile

Honors/Awards:

  • Honored by the African American Chamber of Commerce of Central Florida for positively impacting the community and driving the growth and development of Central Florida's business landscape. , Eagle Award Winner, African American Chamber of Commerce Central Florida , 2019
  • Peer review rating for high ethical and professional standards., AV Rated, Martindale-Hubbell, 2019
  • Selected by The Florida Bar as one of 62 Florida attorneys to participate in the William Reese Smith, Jr. Leadership Academy, for enhanced leadership skill training., Class II Fellow, The Florida Bar, 2014
  • Honored by FAMU College of Law for professional accomplishments since graduating., Distinguished Alumni Award Nominee, Florida A&M College of Law, 2016
  • Peer review rating for high ethical and professional standards., AV Rated, Martindale-Hubbell, 2018
  • Peer review rating for high ethical and professional standards., AV Rated, Martindale-Hubbell, 2017
  • Selected in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019 for excellence in practice., Florida Rising Star, Super Lawyers

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Executive Council, Business Law Section, Florida Bar
  • Vice Chair, The Florida Bar Business Law Section Scholar & Fellows Retention Task Force
  • Appointed Member, The Florida Bar Committee on Technology 
  • Legislative Vice-Chair, Intellectual Property Committee, 2015-2016
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  • Class II Fellow, Florida Bar Leadership Academy, 2014-2015
  • Ninth Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee "D", 2015-2018
  • Active member, Business Law Section, Florida Bar
  • Florida Bar Foundation Fellow, Florida Bar Leadership
  • Past Chair, Intellectual Property Committee, Florida Bar, 2016-2017
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • Member, Code and Rules of Evidence Committee, Florida Bar Leadership, 2015-2018
  • Member, Florida Bar Grievance Committee, Florida Bar Leadership
  •  Chair, Intellectual Property Symposium, Florida Bar, 2014-2015

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Orlando Chapter, Operation Reach Back, Program Development Committee, 2014

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • An explanation for the purpose of trademark searches, registrations, and enforcement, and the importance of having a strong trademark for brand monetization., Author, Trademark Rights and Your Bottom Line, The Florida Bar Out-of-State Division Newsletter, Business, Legal, 2014
  • The article provides overview of the benefits and legal implications of brand partnerships., Co-Author, Co-Branding: The Pros, the Cons, and the Uncertainty, Published in the ABA Landslide Magazine, Vol. 11, No. 5, May/June 2019, Business, Legal, 2019
  • Author, The Quest for Intellectual Property Protections in a Digital Age, Florida Bar International Law Quarterly, 2012
  • Co-Author, Fixed Rights, Practical Applications: Why to Register Your Client's Copyright, The Briefs, an Orange County Bar Publication, 2012
  • Author, Avoiding Copyright Infringement In Your Church, Self-Published Book, 2009
  • Adjunct Professor, Multimedia Business Practices Course, International Academy of Design Technology
  • Lecturer, Entertainment Business and Law Course, Full Sail University

Industry Groups

  • Business
  • Entertainment
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Office Location for Kimra D. Major-Morris

522 S Hunt Club Blvd # 356
Apopka, FL 32703-4960

Phone: 407-230-0540

Fax: 407-641-8653

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Last Updated: 9/9/2019

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