If you live in California and believe your intellectual property has been reproduced, performed, displayed or used as a building block for another project, it is possible that you have a case for copyright infringement. However, in order to build a case, specific criteria must be met.
When you run a business in California, you usually develop a unique brand. If you want to protect this brand, it is a good idea to establish a trademark. We at Wang IP Law Group, P.C., know it is important for you to understand how you can protect this trademark.
California business owners just like you strive to provide customers with excellent service and premium products. So what do you do if you feel an opponent is getting ahead in the market through underhanded means? In some cases, you may be facing unfair competition.
Copyrights are vital parts of the world of intellectual property. Alongside patents, trademarks, and trade secrets, copyrights round out a wide range of critical pieces of intellectual property that afford a bevy of rights to individuals for their hard work and creations. So what are trademarks exactly and what do you need to know about such an important part of our world?
When a California resident creates an original work that has been presented in a fixed state, meaning you have recorded it in a tangible way such as written, photographed or otherwise physically documented, obtaining a copyright allows for that work to be protected. However, that is not to say copyright infringement will not occur. But what, exactly, constitutes infringement?