Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property Protection and Enforcement

In today's global marketplace and climate, it has becomingly important to protect one's ideas, concepts, trade names, goodwill and other creative assets which can be easily stolen, misappropriated or abused. The attorneys at The Lovell Firm help to secure these intangible property rights that become fundamental and imperative to the development and survival of your business.

Copyright

The expression of your ideas, whether it be in the form of a song, screenplay, treatment, business strategy or other creative property, is extremely important. The attorneys at The Lovell Firm offer the following services with respect to copyright protection:

  • Registration with the U.S. Copyright Office
  • Renewal
  • Licensing of one's intellectual property
  • Infringement litigation
  • Enforcement
  • Dispute resolution

Trademark

Trademarks, service marks and trade names all serve to distinguish you from your competition and provide protection for the goodwill of your business name, product or service. As your businesses grow and become successful, the name of your business, product or service becomes extremely important as this is his how the public identifies you and separates your goods or services from other companies. This association is deserved on your part and needs to be protected from others trying to either take your name or logo for themselves, or gain a windfall from your reputation. Along these lines, the attorneys at The Lovell Firm will provide services for trademark related matters in such areas as:

  • Registration
  • Licensing
  • Enforcement
  • Infringement litigation/unfair competition actions
  • Appeals and administrative actions with the Patent and Trademark Office
  • Dispute resolution

Other Intellectual Property Matters

Oftentimes, other creative rights are violated that may not fall under copyright or trademark rights. These include:

  • Misappropriation
  • Unauthorized usage of name/likeness
  • Breach of oral contract related to acquisition of ideas/concepts
  • Disclosure of trade secrets and other confidential/proprietary information
  • Unfair business practices
  • Injunctions, temporary restraining orders, cease and desist demands

The attorneys at The Lovell Firm explore all avenues of protection for its clients so that your rights are secured, fought for and protected to the fullest extent of the law.