Category Archives: Intellectual Property

How Do I Know if I Have an Intellectual Property Lawsuit?

Intellectual property lawsuits are fairly common these days, and it seems like hardly a month goes by without a news story about a major corporation suing another major corporation for copyright infringement or violating their intellectual property rights. What exactly is intellectual property, though, and how can you know whether you have a potential lawsuit on your hands or not? Intellectual property is defined as “a work or invention that is the result of creativity, such as a manuscript or … Read More

What is Protected Under Intellectual Property Rights?

If you’ve ever had a great idea for a product or have written the next great song or American novel, you may be curious about how intellectual property rights work. Intellectual Property refers to creations of the intellect over which the creator has exclusive rights for a certain period of time. Here’s a rundown of some of the different types of intellectual property. Basics of Copyright Laws When you copyright something, you have exclusive rights to it for a limited … Read More