California Intellectual Property Law
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Criminal theft is usually easy to identify – someone either took
something from you or they did not. The punishments are reflective of
the dollar value of the item taken. Intellectual property infringement,
on the other hand, deals with a much more complicated and vague form of
intrusion into your or your businesses' rights, as intellectual property
concerns rights and ownership in property that does not necessarily tangibly
exist and might not have a set material price.
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Understanding the Details to Build Your Case
Products that you devise with your own intelligence and creativity yet
do not physically create fall under the umbrella category of intellectual
property. If someone sells, distributes, or recreates your ideas without
your permission, you might have grounds to sue them for financial restitution.
Although the concept is generally associated with artists, businesses
both large and small actually come across intellectual property suits
Forms of intellectual property that you may have to contest in a court
of law include:
Art: Music, novels, paintings, and the like are all considered intellectual
property that may not be sold, distributed, or recreated without the original
artist’s express consent.
Trademarks: Phrases coined by particular businesses – such as a slogan for a
soft drink company – cannot be reused by competitors or third parties
Patents: Specific pieces of equipment or designs may be protected from replication
by patent laws, even if they are never manufactured or processed.
Trade secrets: Information or strategies that your business uses to increase profits
or productivity may be strictly protected by intellectual property laws.
It is important to note that most forms of intellectual property are only
protected for a set amount of time. Many pieces are only viable for several
years after their original creator passes away. Additionally, some of
your ideas can be immediately replicated as long as no one directly profits
from the distribution.
Get the Recognition You Deserve with Dorros Law
Needless to say, the complications and specifics surrounding intellectual
property laws are staggering to those unfamiliar with them. Before you
try to navigate the complex litigation yourself and risk making a critical
mistake, speak with our helpful and knowledgeable team at Dorros Law.
For more than 15 years, our
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If you need help defending your intellectual property from illegitimate
contact our Los Angeles business law attorneys today.
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