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Copyright

  • Pre-registration Advising
  • Copyright Registration
  • Copyright Licensing and Assignment
  • Copyright Enforcement
  • Copyright Litigation
  • Active Copyright Infringement Monitoring
  • Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) Take-Down Requests
  • DMCA Defense
  • DMCA Compliance

Trademark

  • Trademark Search and Registration
  • Trademark Clearance Searches
  • Trademark Application Preparation
  • Trademark Office Action Responses
  • Statement of Use Filings
  • Trademark Monitoring
  • Trademark Change of Ownership
  • Trademark Renewal Filings
  • Trademark Litigation
  • Trademark Opposition Proceedings
  • Trademark Cancellation Proceedings

The success of modern businesses ventures can hinge entirely on the effectiveness of legal counsel in protecting intellectual property assets.  Copyright and trademark registration affords greater rights in recovering for unauthorized use.  Intellectual property must be protected from a variety of angles, including employees, vendors, partners, clients, and unrelated third parties.

Work that is available online is incredibly easy to steal.  Many people do not think about who owns the content they are downloading or reusing.  All too often, clients first contact an intellectual property attorney once they discover that their creative work is being used without their permission.  If you believe your content is worth stealing, it’s worth defending.  If you’re a visual artist whose work is available online, contact me for a complementary copyright infringement audit of your online portfolio.

Artists, photographers, authors, interior designers, bloggers, affiliate marketers, social network administrators, and web developers face unique legal challenges.  Once you consider yourself a professional in one of these fields, you owe it to your business to contact an intellectual property attorney to learn more about the benefits of federal copyright and trademark registration.  From pre-registration advising, registration, licensing, assignment, defending claims, to pursuing infringement actions, Blackton Law has the experience to assist you manage your portfolio of intellectual property assets.  As copyrights and trademarks are governed by federal law, I work with clients across the United States.  Applying for copyright and trademark protection may be less expensive and less difficult than you realize.

To learn more about intellectual property issues