Today more than ever, businesses need to be concerned about issues related to intellectual property (IP) and take action to protect their IP rights. As a business owner, you are either creating your own IP or using someone else's. Rules and regulations surrounding IP are continually evolving. In today's competitive world, it is of the utmost importance to safeguard the ideas that set you and your business apart from your competition.
Press, Dozier & Hamelburg's intellectual property lawyers counsel individuals and businesses in all aspects of intellectual property (IP) from initial licensing to resolving disputes. Because IP does not have the physical substance of real estate or personal property, it can be harder to secure and protect from theft, misuse or infringement. Yet, your IP contributes great economic value to your business enterprise. We represent clients throughout Metropolitan Washington, D.C. and across the United States, including:
We handle a wide range of intellectual property matters, including:
Increasingly businesses that rely on the Internet for the distribution of their services must be sensitive to the risks they face from cyber security attacks to the personal information they collect and use. The federal and state governments have enacted laws and regulations to protect the personal information of consumers and minors. These laws place a heavy burden on businesses that fail to take proactive steps to lessen risks and to be prepared should the worse happen.
We assist our clients to identify and address the risks that may occur when they contract with third parties for services, and when they collect and use the data. We help establish best practices to lessen exposure and to improve client’s management of their data and assist in the development of cyber security response plan should such prove necessary to activate.