The Benefits Of A Copyright Lawyer In 2021, the U.S. Copyright Office issued over 400,000 registrations, collecting more than $34 million in registration application fees. Copyright ensures creators’ rights over their own intellectual property, protecting their work from uncredited or unlicensed use. Many kinds of ideas and works can fall under copyright, including designs, and artwork. Understanding copyright and the process required to register for copyright can be difficult. An experienced copyright lawyer may be able to assist. If [...]
The Ultimate Timeline: How Long Do IP Rights Last? According to the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), copyright, which protects one type of intellectual property (IP), generally remains valid for 70 years after the author dies. Understanding how long copyright and other IP rights last can help individuals and entities prepare for when these legal protections end. Find out the answer to “How long do IP rights last?” and discover how an experienced Washington, D.C. intellectual property [...]
Trademarking A Slogan Slogans set a business apart from the competition, further solidifying the brand in the mind of potential customers and vendors. Trademarking a slogan protects a company’s intellectual property and increases its value. For help understanding your intellectual property rights, consider contacting the trademark attorneys at War IP Law, PLLC at 202-800-3754. What Is a Trademark? As the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) describes, a trademark is a word, phrase, or symbol that identifies goods or services and [...]
Valuation Of Intellectual Property Intellectual property (IP) assets include a variety of non-physical assets, such as patents, trademarks, copyrights, industrial designs, and trade secrets. IP assets can represent a significant portion of a company’s value, and the accurate valuation of intellectual property assets is key in determining the company’s overall value. These valuations can also influence several aspects of a business transaction, such as the sale price, nondisclosure agreements, and share ownership. At War IP Law, PLLC our team [...]
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