When you create something in California, that something becomes your intellectual property. In other words, intellectual property is something you produce out of your own mind. As you might suppose, you have the right to exclusively control your intellectual property. This includes selling the product, just like one would with any other type of property an individual owns.
At the Wang IP Law Group, P.C., we know that apps are used by nearly everyone in California and elsewhere - from the phone game you play while waiting for your coffee to brew to the program you open to check your bank account. We also know that, like other forms of intellectual property, apps can be infringed upon.
It is common for some parties to use the text, pictures or logos of a California company while claiming that their depiction is intended to be humorous and thus perfectly legal. However, that might not always be the case, so if you find your IP being used by another party in this manner, you should understand how copyright law looks at works that are considered parodies and satires to see if you have a case.
As a business owner in California, it doesn't matter if you are an up-and-coming business star, a well-established franchise, or a proud owner of a mom-and-pop shop. Intellectual property - and how you protect it - will have an impact on your success today, tomorrow, and well into the future. We at Wang Intellectual Property dedicate our time to helping you achieve the best future your business or brand can have, starting with copyrights.
There is a lot in a name when it comes to business. Here in California, we at Wang IP Law Group know the significance of your business's name and how much you want to protect it. The name you choose has a big impact on marketing success, and it could follow you around for a very long time. Once you settle on a name and start branding efforts, it is difficult to go back and change your mind. A little planning goes a long way toward you loving the name you choose.
One of the largest concerns for many organizations in California is protecting sensitive information from would-be thieves who may use confidential information to exploit critical data. In turn, companies may experience a decline in the trust of their customers, as well as a more difficult time rebuilding the integrity of their organizational processes. Businesses that prioritizes preparation for a cyber attack and fortifies their security systems can be better prepared to intervene in questionable situations before too much is exposed.