Copyright & Patent Litigation
bartle + marcus attorneys represent clients in copyright infringement and patent infringement cases.
The world runs on great ideas. Some are embodied in song. Others are embodied in works of visual art. Still others form the basis for complex machinery. Whatever their form, great ideas have value. Like all things that have value, great ideas are subject to being stolen by others. The “idea thieves” are eager to take your great ideas and make them their own.
Under certain circumstances, the law provides protection from idea thieves. Copyright law gives the author of original works the exclusive right to make and sell copies of their works, to create derivatives of their works, and to perform or display their works publicly. Patent law gives the holder of a U.S. patent the right to exclude others from making, using, selling, offering for sale or importing the patented invention. These rights can be difficult to understand and even harder to enforce. Yet, failing to timely enforce these rights can be tantamount to giving away money.
If you hold a copyright or U.S. patent and believe someone has stolen your idea, you need an attorney with experience handling copyright infringement and patent infringement claims to help you understand your legal rights and assess your options. We can help.
bartle + marcus attorneys represent clients in cases involving copyright infringement and patent infringement.
bartle + marcus attorneys never charge for the initial consultation on a copyright infringement or patent infringement claim.
In most cases, bartle + marcus attorneys represent clients with copyright infringement and patent infringement claims on a contingent fee basis.
Where a patent infringement lawsuit leads to proceedings before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, bartle + marcus attorneys associate with licensed and experienced patent lawyers to provide comprehensive legal representation.