patents

Patents

A patent for an invention is the grant of a property right to the inventor, issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
trademarks

Trademarks

A trademark is a word, phrase, symbol or design, or a combination of words, phrases, symbols or designs, that identifies and distinguishes the source of the goods of one party from those of others.
litigation

Litigation

Our litigation experience covers the entire spectrum of intellectual property, including patent, trademark, trade dress, copyright, trade secret, and related contractual and tort causes of action.
copyright

Copyright

Copyright is a form of protection provided by the laws of the United States to the authors of original works of authorship that are fixed in a tangible form of expression.
trade dress

Trade Dress & Unfair Competition

Trade dress refers to the characteristics of products or packaging that assumes a secondary meaning to consumers.
trade secret

Trade Secrets & Non-Compete Covenants

Our attorneys help clients determine the best plans for protecting proprietary information from improper use by competitors or past or current employees.
computer law

Information Technology and Cyber Law

Information technology law governs the use of digital information together with electronic storage and e-commerce.
antitrust

Antitrust

Federal and state statutes protect trade and commerce from unlawful restraint, price discrimination, price fixing and monopolies, generally to promote fair competition for the benefit of consumers.
entertainment

Entertainment Law

Entertainment law, primarily a blend of copyright law, license law and right to privacy and publicity law, can also require considerable knowledge of areas such as unfair competition and trademark law.
licensing agreements

Licensing Agreements

A licensing agreement is a contract under which the owner of intellectual property (licensor) gives permission for the use of its IP to another person (licensee), within the limits set by the provisions of the agreement.
interference

Interference

Before March 16, 2013, patents were awarded to the first inventor of a product or process.
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International Law

As international trade becomes increasingly important, even smaller companies feel the effects of international competition and are attracted by the opportunity of international markets.