Protecting your idea can involve a range of types of intellectual property, from copyright to trade secrets. Patrick-Ferree Law, P.L.L.C., can assist with copyright, trademark, and trade secret protection.
Patrick-Ferree Law, P.L.L.C. can skillfully register a copyright on your behalf, but also offers a one-of-a-kind training session for copyright registration. Our attorneys will teach you how to register a copyright on your own, providing an exceedingly rare and necessary service. We often work with authors, consultants, and businesses on licensing agreements, analyzing the kinds of complex issues that come up with copyright.
We also perform intellectual property audits for companies and individuals that have been in operation for a significant amount of time, assisting with determining what rights are held or licensed.
Trademark & Brand Management
Selecting the right trademark can be a difficult process. Your brand needs to be creative and interesting, but your trademark also needs to be unique in your field and meet other legal requirements. Patrick-Ferree Law, P.L.L.C. helps throughout the branding and trademark selection process.
After that, our attorneys will work toward getting your mark registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO), making the process painless for you. Trademarks can be difficult to register, and often require specific language and expert fluency. Our attorneys have overcome refusals to register trademarks at the PTO based on everything from mere formalities to likelihood of confusion (which goes to the fundamentals of a mark’s legal basis).
Patrick-Ferree Law, P.L.L.C. maintains trademark portfolios by clearing, prosecuting, and negotiating for the registration of trademarks. Our attorneys can maintain, update and enforce rights in United States trademarks, and supervise foreign associates for international clients.
Trade secret protection is for information that has value to your company because it is secret. Patrick-Ferree Law, P.L.L.C. can help you develop a full protection regimen appropriate to your trade secrets, industry, and the size of your business. We will help you adopt the physical, technological, and legal protections that will help keep your secrets safe.