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Owners Contest Intellectual Property Rights Among Themselves

Individuals may own property rights used by a business. These individuals often represent a competitive threat. Intellectual property has its own set...

Countdown: Litigation Best Practices for Today’s Court System

The chances that your case, or any case, will get to a real trial on the merits is way less than one in 10. ...

Copyrights to that Tat’ on Your Back

Copyrights belong first to the author, typically the person who 'fixed' the creative work in a tangible form. A tattoo artist is the...

Understanding the Fair Use Defense to Copyright Infringement

The fair use doctrine is intended to limit the exclusive rights that copyright holders own.  It permits copying for a limited purpose and is...

What are the Best Defenses to a Trademark Infingement Lawsuit?

  Defenses to a trademark infringement lawsuit may prevent the plaintiff from recovering any damages or receiving an injunction that prohibits a competing use. Establishing Defenses...

Understanding Damages in a Trademark Infringement Lawsuit

A trademark is any work, image, sound, device or other identifying feature that tells the world the source of a product or service.  It...