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What Type of IP Protection Do You Need?
Protecting your intellectual property through federal filings helps you maintain the exclusive right to profit from your creations.
- Trademarks and service marks protect things like brand names, taglines and logos.
- Copyrights protect creative works such as songs, novels, movies and software.
- Utility and Design Patents protect inventions.
Some businesses require multiple types of intellectual property protection to create a strong barrier against infringement. Rather than wasting a ton of time conducting internet research and guessing about which type of protection is right for your situation, purchase a small business plan from LegalShield and get the legal help you need to make smart decisions.
Legal Help With Trademark and Copyright Infringement
In 2015, there were over 71,000 copyright and trademark infringement cases reported to the United States Sentencing Commission and the median infringement penalty was $107,808.
Whether someone is infringing on your intellectual property and damaging your business or a third party is claiming that you’ve infringed on their copyright or trademark, you should speak to an experienced intellectual property lawyer as soon as possible. Financial loss and business disruption can escalate quickly.
Get the legal advice you need to protect your rights and minimize damages by joining LegalShield today. You can be on the phone with an intellectual property attorney in 4 hours or less after initial contact.