Intellectual Property Attorneys
Intellectual Property Law Attorneys
Have you created a piece of work that you would like to protect? Then call an IP lawyer today who can help assure your creative work is properly protected from infringement.
Under intellectual property law, owners are granted certain exclusive rights to a variety of their works. The four main areas of intellectual property are copyrights, trademarks, patents, and trade secrets. Copyrights protect original works of authorship and patents protect machines, articles and substances.
If you have invented a useful machine, article, or substance the federal government will give you exclusive rights to that invention. Trademarks protect identifying marks such as logos, names, designs, and emblems. Trade secrets protect confidential business plans, chemical formulas, and customer lists.
The main purpose of this body of law is to provide incentives for people to produce scientific and creative works that benefit society at large. Intellectual property law can either protect a creation automatically once it has been made or the creator has to request a specific grant of rights from a government agency before their work can be protected.
In order to know whether your work is automatically protected and work through the complex laws that govern intellectual property it is best to consult an intellectual property lawyer.
Even after your work is protected a lawyer that specializes in intellectual property can help make sure that no one else is using your work without your permission. Furthermore, if you are dealing with infringement, whether it's patent, copyright, or trademark, an intellectual property lawyer can guide you through the intricate intellectual property laws.