Intellectual property includes inventions, software, processes and literary/artistic works, as well as symbols, names, images and designs used in commerce.
Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba understands that almost every business has some form of intellectual property (IP) that should be protected and offers a wide range of services critical for twenty-first century businesses. Our clients trust us to develop a tailored, value-added approach to their intellectual property portfolios.
Our Intellectual Property (IP) clients range from inventors/start-ups and small and mid-sized business businesses to large companies across a variety of industries. We help clients understand and protect the value they have in their Intellectual Property assets. We conduct IP audits and evaluations, in order to support clients’ strategic plans, assess where companies may be at risk, or identify opportunities to maximize the value of its intellectual capital.
Our attorneys handle a range of IP matters including copyright and trademark law, as well as trade secrets and unfair competition. For complex IP and patent issues, we have developed a working relationship with another local law firm, Design IP, to ensure all of your IP concerns are handled in a personalized, efficient manner.
This spring, several members of our Corporate Law and Litigation teams will collaborate and present a three-part series about international business legal topics in conjunction with the Small Business Development Center of Lehigh University, Lehigh Export Network, and the World Trade Club of Lehigh Valley. Each event will be held virtually for one hour, including […]
Trademark cases have gone to the dogs, sort of. Jack Daniel’s recently made headlines for its Supreme Court case against the maker of a lookalike whiskey bottle squeaky pet toy. The Tennessee whiskey producer claims the toy resembles its brand and product too closely and thus degrades its hard-earned goodwill in violation of trademark law. […]
If you own or operate a small business, you may be wondering if DIY legal services are suitable for your business’s legal needs. Although it may seem like these services are good enough and save money, the ramifications of choosing them over a licensed attorney can be costly and bad for your business. Read on […]