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Intellectual property law deals with the rules for securing and enforcing legal rights to inventions, designs, and artistic works. The purpose of these laws is to give an incentive for people to develop creative works that benefit society, by ensuring they can profit from their works without fear of misappropriation by others.

Each year Premier Intellectual Property Lawyers (PIPL) researches and recommends leading IP lawyers across the United States who specialize in trademark, copyright and patent advice and litigation.  PIPL lists only one attorney and firm in each city and inclusion to the guide is by invitation only.

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Copyright Protection Of Architectural Works

In order to avoid potential copyright infringement claims, individuals in the design and construction fields need to be aware of the protections afforded under U.S. copyright law not only to designs, but to constructed architectural works. Prior to 1990, U.S. law only provided copyright protection to architectural designs – not to constructed architectural works. That changed in 1990, when the [...]

Newsweek Ruling Offers Copyright Lessons On New Tech

On March 21, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York issued a decision in McGucken v. Newsweek LLC about whether Newsweek infringed a photographer’s copyright by embedding his Instagram photo in an online news article. In denying both parties’ cross-motions for summary judgment, the federal court rejected the news magazine’s server test defense, finding that the publication could [...]

If you have created or obtained the rights to something unique, one of our listed intellectual property attorney’s can help you protect your interests. Additionally, if someone has accused you of infringement and you want legal counsel to help you fight back. Contact one of our recommended lawyers today.