If you think of any large, successful business, they all share one thing in common, regardless of their industry: an enduring slogan, tagline, or symbol that is almost universally recognized across the country (and sometimes even the world). Such is the power of Intellectual Property (IP), which takes many forms, some tangible and visible, others more nebulous and internal, but which are just as valuable to a business as the physical property and assets it owns.
Intellectual Property law is complicated and imposes various requirements to preserve, protect and claim your rights. To improve your chances of saving these precious resources, use an Intellectual Property Lawyer by your side. Jurado & Associates, PA has a diverse and multifaceted team of attorneys who specialize in the many needs of modern business, including intellectual property law.
What is Intellectual Property and Why is it Important?
Generally speaking, intellectual property is any idea, invention, concept, name, logo, slogan, or business process that is unique and valuable to your business. It is what helps your business stand out from rivals and gives you an edge against competitors. Intellectual property is what makes the world’s biggest brands so successful and recognizable. Whether it’s an iconic logo, a catchy tagline, or an innovative trade secret, IP serves as the heart and soul of the business, which is why it’s considered as valuable as any “real” property.
The wide scope and often intangible nature of intellectual property is what makes it so important to retain a qualified intellectual property attorney. An Intellectual Property Lawyer might even be able to help you identify what constitutes protected intellectual property by carefully reviewing the names, ideas, and innovations you think are valuable to your business to determine if they qualify as potential copyrights, patents, trademarks, or trade secrets.
Can I Protect My Intellectual Property Myself?
It’s one thing to have an innovative idea or memorable slogan, but how do you protect it from copycats? As a business owner, you can’t just claim an idea is yours without the backing of the law – that’s why Intellectual Property Law exists and why we have lawyers who specialize in helping to keep your ideas and innovations safe and sound. protected for the benefit of your business.
Few people have ever dealt with the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) or the US Copyright Office, let alone know how to navigate these two large federal agencies. It’s not uncommon for business owners to accidentally register a slogan as a copyright, or a piece of software code as a patent, causing undue delay that puts their intellectual property at stake. Even if you’re working with the right office, you’ll have to navigate the complicated requirements and application process, and any mistakes you make could cost you time and money you can’t afford to lose.
Hire an Intellectual Property Lawyer from Jurado & Associates
Like any business asset, Intellectual Property is too valuable to be left unprotected or unclaimed. In this competitive and complex business environment, you literally can’t afford to wait until someone else files the idea or creation that’s critical to your success.
With one of our intellectual property attorneys by your side, you have a much better chance of successfully navigating the complex world of intellectual property law, registering your prized creations, and enjoying the support of the federal government in the event of a dispute. You can focus on running your business while we take care of the finer, time-consuming legal details that will help your business prosper. To learn more about our IP services and other business legal solutions, call (305) 921-0976 or email email@example.com for more information or to schedule a consultation.