Trademarks, Service Marks, and Copyrights
All businesses start with an idea. How does a business owner protect that idea? The quick answer is trademark, service mark, or copyright registration. Trademarks, service marks, and copyrights are forms of intellectual property: Creative ideas that distinguish, identify, and promote something unique. Trademarks and services marks distinguish a business’s good and services from other goods and services. Copyrights protect original works of authorship, such as songs, sound recordings, artistic works, software designs, and architectural renderings. The and are the federal organization in the United States that catalog, index, and monitor trademarks, service marks, and copyrights.
It is important for business owners to not only assert their intellectual property rights, but also register their intellectual property with the appropriate government offices. Our firm helps protect business’s intellectual property rights.