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Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property (IP) Law is in place to protect creations of the mind. Traverse Attorney’s handle IP’s including: patents, trademarks, service marks, brand names, trade secrets, original authorship and copyright enforcement cases for clients worldwide. Traverse Legal’s attorneys are recognized for their experience, innovation and client service across a range of IP Law issues.

In a constantly changing and ever growing online world, protecting intellectual property has become even more of a challenge.

What Qualifies as Intellectual Property?

Intellectual property (IP) is property that includes intangible creations of the human intellect. There are several types of IP’s and the types of IP’s that are recognized legally varies by country. These creations can include inventions that may qualify for patent protection or literary and artistic work ( books, plays, music, artwork). They can also include product branding (names, slogans, logos, packaging, symbols, images)

What is an IP Crime?

Inevitably the growth of the internet has led to an increase in intellectual property crimes. IP theft involves stealing ideas, inventions and creative expressions from individuals or companies. This can include everything from proprietary products, parts of movies or music, software and trade secrets.
There Are Six Main Areas of Intellectual Property Law

  • Trade secret law
  • Licensing
  • Unfair competition
  • Patent law
  • Trademark law
  • Copyright law

Should I Take Action Against an IP Crime?

In most scenarios YES! You should protect yourself and your assets when they are being infringed upon. Protecting your IP secures an economic advantage for your business. To protect and defend your unique ideas, products and services, register them with the government and enforce your ownership rights.

Results of IP litigation vary from criminal fines to imprisonment for a defined amount of time. The outcome of the charges all depends upon the severity and nature of the charges. In some cases suspension or loss of business license is also possible.

Should I Send A Trademark Cease And Desist Letter?

You need to think twice before sending a trademark infringement cease and desist letter. While such a letter can improve and enforce your trademark rights, these letters can sometimes backfire. You need to fully understand your rights and the possible rights of the person you believe is infringing. Sometimes sending a threat letter can backfire, causing you to go from offense to defense in a hurry. Our trademark attorneys have you covered.

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Hire an Experienced IP Attorney

Intellectual Property is a complex field that is better navigated by those with knowledge and experience in these matters. Traverse Legal’s internet attorneys are globally recognized for their experience and results in: Complex Litigation, Technology & Internet Law, Trademark Registration, Trademark Infringement, Copyright Infringement, Patent Infringement, Domain Disputes & Cybersquatting Cases, Online Libel & Internet Defamation, Trade Secret Protection and Non Compete Agreements.

Trusted Patent, Trademark & Copyright Attorneys

Our Internet law firm can help your company, in-house counsel or trusted out-side attorneys navigate the challenging issues presented by our increasingly online and connected world. Our lawyers handle a variety of complex litigation and intellectual property law issues in the following niche areas, including:

  • US Trademark Registration
  • Foreign Trademark Registration
  • Trademark Enforcement & Protection
  • Trademark Infringement Litigation
  • Trademark Infringement Cease and Desist Letters
  • Global Trademark Monitoring
  • Lanham Act Advice & Litigation
  • Patent Infringement, Litigation, Assessment & Prosecution
  • Patent Due Diligence
  • Cybersquatting Monitoring and Defense
  • Google Keyword Trademark Infringement
  • Typo-squatting Monitoring and Defense
  • Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) Arbitration
  • Internet Copyright Monitoring
  • Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA)
  • DMCA Take Down Notice Drafting & Defense
  • Anti-Cybersquatting Consumer Protection Act(ACPA)
  • Patent Infringement & Enforcement

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