Category: Copyright Attorney

Considerations When Purchasing a Small Business in California

Considerations When Purchasing a Small Business in California

So you want to be a small business owner but you don’t want to start from scratch? Buying an existing business can be a good option. However, there are a few considerations when you purchase an existing business in California. Here are some things to watch out for. Seller’s permit – The seller’s permit doesn’t […]

Protecting Your Intellectual Property When an Employee Moves On

According to a study performed by the Symantec Corporation, employees don’t seem concerned about stealing from one employer and bringing that competitive advantage to the next. In fact, half of the employees surveyed who lost their jobs in the past year admitted to keeping confidential information on the company they left, and 40% of those […]

Protect Your Photographs! – Copyright Law for California Photographers

Protect Your Photographs! – Copyright Law for California Photographers

Protecting your intellectual property plays a key role in whether you can make money as a photographer. But why are contracts so important? If you’re the one clicking the shutter, you have the copyright automatically, right? Be that as it may, most people don’t understand copyright law regarding photography, and that can lead to misuse […]

Understanding the 3 Different Patent Types (And When You Need Them)

Understanding the 3 Different Patent Types (And When You Need Them)

When it comes to protecting your intellectual property (IP), understanding the options that are available to you is a key element to success. Let’s take a closer look at the 3 different types of patents and when it makes sense to apply for each of them. Design Patents – Design patents are useful when you […]

Why You Need to Protect Your Intellectual Property Early On

Why You Need to Protect Your Intellectual Property Early On

When starting a new business, there are a lot of considerations. You may be thinking about the way you want to organize your company. There are probably numerous business contracts and agreements to be drafted and signed. Plus, you have to develop a business plan to ensure your company can make money in the modern […]

Intellectual Property – It’s Still Theft If It’s Digital Content

Intellectual Property – It’s Still Theft If It’s Digital Content

There’s an interesting trend in the business world dealing with intellectual property. It seems like a lot of people don’t consider it theft to steal intellectual property off of a website, blog, or social media site. Let’s consider a few examples of things that can’t be done with digital intellectual property. “Borrowing” Images – A […]

3 Things You Need to Know If Your Brand’s Trade Secrets Get Leaked

3 Things You Need to Know If Your Brand’s Trade Secrets Get Leaked

Intellectual property is the lifeblood of a small business. Having other companies learn about your way of doing things may completely eliminate the competitive advantage you need to succeed in the modern business world. So what recourse do you have if your trade secrets get leaked? Here are three things you should know. Breach of […]

3 Factors When Trying to Prove Trademark Infringement

3 Factors When Trying to Prove Trademark Infringement

Even in the business world, the US stands by a person being innocent until proven guilty. That means if you believe an individual or company is infringing on your trademarks, the burden of proof is on you. What are the 3 elements of proving trademark infringement? You have to prove that you own the trademark. […]