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Jaia Thomas

Jaia Thomas

Guest Writer / Attorney and Entrepreneur

Jaia Thomas is a Los Angeles-based sports and entertainment attorney. She also assists business owners with intellectual property matters, such as copyright and trademark registrations.

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Patents

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