Intellectual Property Law
Commercial litigation encompasses a vast field of law that concerns a legal dispute involving at least one corporate or business entity. The difference between commercial litigation and most other types of litigation is that the commercial dispute goes to the fundamental business purpose or structure of a company.
Thus, commercial litigation as practiced at [firm] involves an intellectual property disagreement. At [firm], we work with businesses to ensure the protection of their intellectual assets, whether that involves enforcing a client’s rights under a licensing agreement or fighting against unfair use.
Our office works with businesses in intellectual property commercial litigation from the initial investigation into infringement to trial or alternative dispute resolution, if applicable.
Types of Intellectual Property Law at [firm]
Our office focuses on the development and maintenance of a company’s intellectual assets. The effective use or sale of intellectual property may involve multiple types of contractual agreements and administrative tasks.
[firm] assists clients with the fundamental aspects of intellectual property including the following:
- Nondisclosure Agreements
- Licensing Agreements
- Applications of Fair Use
Trademark and Copyright in Houston
Attorney Michael D. Sydow and his team use his more than three decades of combined intellectual property litigation and creation to provide clients with a wide array of services.
Trademark: [firm] assists clients in protecting their one of the most fundamental assets of their business –their brand. We fight in federal courts in front of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Trademark and Appeal Board and have successfully obtained royalties, enforced injunctions, and stopped the unfair use of a company’s trademark or trade dress in Houston, TX.
Copyright: whether it is a derivative work or a breach of a licensing agreement, our office fights to protect our client’s content and creative works. We understand how existing, and emerging technology can infringe on a client’s creation and how to explain that infringement in so that judges and juries understand it.
Alternative Dispute Resolution: we also understand that not every single intellectual property matter requires a judge and jury to reach a settlement. At [firm], we are familiar with ADR practices, including arbitration and mediation. We handle international arbitration and mediation cases and have experience with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).
Attorney for Intellectual Property Commercial Litigation in Houston, TX
Intellectual property can be anything from a copyrighted work to a company’s logo. A company’s brand will be recognizable and attached to its reputation for years after the company is formed. Understanding the requirements under federal law for maintaining a copyright or trademark is essential to any business owner.
Contact [firm] to discuss the requirements of your corporate branding strategy with an experienced trademark lawyer in Houston, TX. Contact [firm]. Our attorneys have experience in multiple types of intellectual property issues, including copyright, trademark, and trade dress.
We represent companies and individuals throughout multiple counties in Houston, Texas, including Harris County, Fort Bend, Galveston County, and Brazoria County, Texas.