What's in a name? Market distinction. Earning potential. Security.
Whether you have a unique brand name or are establishing the authorship of software, written or visual materials, claiming your intellectual property is the first step to protecting future earnings. Because even the most inventive ideas can be reduced to generic terms (consider the zipper and the yo-yo), proper enforcement is essential too.
Turn to our informed and responsive copyright and trademark attorneys for advice on copyright and trademark selection, proper usage and infringement. When it comes to protecting company information, active prevention is the best strategy. Patterson offers effective preventive measures such as confidentiality agreements, security systems and employee education programs. If your trade secrets have been violated, we’ll investigate theft of information and stop the misuse.