intellectual property Tag

Transferring Copyrights As I mentioned in one of my earlier posts, "Copyright Laws," copyrights give their owners a bundle of exclusive rights -- to copy, distribute and perform. Owners can voluntarily transfer any or all of these rights in a variety of unique ways, including by wholly transferring copyrights all together,...

Establishing a Trademark Trademarks are often one of the most valuable pieces of intellectual property a business can own since they identify and set a business apart from its competitors. As a result, establishing a trademark can be one of the most important steps in growing a business's brand. Many businesses view...

Copyright Laws A copyright is extremely easy to obtain.  Under federal copyright laws, an author need only come up with an original work and then "fix it in a tangible medium of expression."  That's it -- you've automatically got a copyright in your new work, and the copyright lasts for your...