Category: Copyright Attorney

Avoid Infringing on Copyright of Digital Content

Avoid Infringing on Copyright of Digital Content

You know that you can’t use a competitor’s trademarks or infringe on their patents or copyrights. However, the digital age has brought about a shift in thought. Some business people seem to forget that copyrights apply to digital content. Here are three common online practices that amount to stealing someone else’s intellectual property (IP). Not […]

Primary Considerations When Your Intellectual Property Gets Leaked

Primary Considerations When Your Intellectual Property Gets Leaked

Your brand’s trade secrets are the competitive advantage that you need when it comes to doing business in a world of corporate mega-giants. So what should you know if a disgruntled employee shares your IP with a competitor? This is what employment contracts are for – If you had a good employment contract, you can […]

Why You Need to Protect Your Brand’s Intellectual Property Online

Why You Need to Protect Your Brand’s Intellectual Property Online

The DMCA (Digital Millennium Copyright Act) was put in place to protect intellectual property (IP) that is published on the Internet (basically anything that is uploaded from text to pictures to videos). So why do you need to protect your online web content if the DMCA is already in place? Here are a couple of […]

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 […]