A patent provides the patent owner with the exclusive right to make, use, or sell the patented item. Many different kinds of things may be patented, including mechanical devices, methods for performing certain tasks, software systems, and ornamental designs. A patent can be a valuable asset as it may prevent others from copying an invention. Read more….
A trademark is used to indicate the source of goods or services. Often times a company’s most valuable asset is its trademark because consumers make purchasing decisions based solely upon the perception of the trademark associated with an item. Adequate establishment and protection of a trademark may significantly increase a company’s ability to maintain the good image associated with the mark. Read more….
A copyright provides exclusive rights to fixed creative expressions. Artistic designs that may not be capable of receiving patent protection may benefit from copyright protection. Registering a copyright before the work is published may provide additional valuable benefits in the event that the copyright protected work is unlawfully used by another. Read more….
Business law is a broad term covering a wide variety of legal topics on which a business may need professional guidance. When starting a new business, assistance may be required in selecting and establishing a business entity such as a corporation or a limited liability company. Throughout a company’s life legal services in the areas of litigation or document review may be helpful. Read more….