A trademark can be a word, phrase, design, symbol, or some combination of these that identifies your goods and/or services. In short, the purpose of a trademark is to show origin. Obtaining a trademark allows the owner of the trademark to stop others from registering the owner's marks. It also allows the trademark owner to stop others from illegally using his or her trademark or one that is similar to it. Our trademark assistance includes, but is not limited to:
A copyright is a type of intellectual property that protects original works of authorship once the author fixes the work in a tangible medium. Commonly copyrighted items include books, magazines, newspapers, drawings, photographs, online literary works, paintings, music, song lyrics, and software code. Copyrights give their holders exclusive rights to reproduce, distribute, perform, or display the work. A copyright also prevents others from copying of the work in most scenarios without the copyright owner's permission. Our copyright assistance includes, but is not limited to:
Consulting with an attorney early and often is critical for any business, and that is especially true for small and medium-sized businesses. All too often, costly legal mistakes could have been completely avoided by proactively seeking out sound legal counsel on the front end. Enlisting outside general counsel services allows you to have counsel on call without the additional in-house payroll expenditures. Our outside general counsel assistance includes, but is not limited to:
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