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.
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