Empowering clients through their ideas
Patents Power Inventors. Inventors control use of their Inventive Ideas through a Registered Patent. If you have an invention and would like to protect or enforce your patent rights, contact us.
Trademarks Power Brands and Logos. A trademark is a business asset which grows as your business grows. It helps your business stand out and apart from your competition. Contact us to learn how we can protect, enforce or defend your business asset.
Copyrights Power artwork by allowing Artists to protect their original creations like Books, Paintings, Photos, Music, Movies and Software. Contact us to learn how Copyrights empower you.
IP intersects the Internet in many ways. We have experience assisting clients with a variety of internet areas including Cyber Attacks, Trademark, Defamation, Trade Secret, Website, Social Media, and Computer or Data Theft. Contact us to see how we can help.
Use of your Patents, Copyrights and Trademarks can be negotiated with a License Agreement which can provide Power for you to receive the full benefit of your innovative creations. If you need help negotiating or drafting a License Agreement contact us.
Imitation is not always the best form of flattery. Contact Us, if you need to speak to someone about Enforcing or Defending your IP rights. We are experienced in helping companies and individuals resolve disputes related to IP, including Patents, Copyrights and Trademarks.
Intellectual Property Center
We help protect and educate entrepreneurs, artists and business owners as they grow from their innovation and artistry.
A law firm specializing in protecting and promoting intellectual property (IP) – primarily Patents, Copyrights and Trademarks , we have the expertise and knowledge required to help you leverage your ideas in a technically complex world.
We specialize in intellectual property so you can have confidence in our work. Our focus is what we enjoy – Advancing the Power of Imagination® .
After reading through our website, please contact us to answer any questions or if you would like our assistance.
Patents Protect Inventions. We have experience in registering, protecting and defending patent rights.
Trademarks Protect Brands. We have experience in registering and protecting brands and logos.
Copyrights Protect Artwork. Our Attorneys can help protect and enforce your rights related to copyrights.
Enforcing IP rights. Our Attorneys have experience in strategic enforcement of IP rights to resolve disputes related to patents, trademarks and copyrights.
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