In one of our previous blog posts, we discussed the case of the yoga guru who wanted his series of poses to be copyrighted. A ruling by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals noted that the series of moves wasn't eligible for copyright. That case brings up the importance of ensuring that materials you attempt to copyright meet the requirements for a copyright. We know that you want to protect your intellectual property and can help you to learn your options to do so.
In some cases, you might find that you end up having to go to court to protect your intellectual property. When you have to take that step, you should be prepared to file an appeal just in case the original verdict that is handed down isn't what you were hoping for. We can help you prepare your initial case and any appeals that you might find necessary.
When it comes to federal appeals that are civil matters, either side can appeal a verdict. That means that even if you win your case, the other party could decide to file an appeal. In that case, you would have to be ready to fight the appeal.
Your business is one of your most important assets. We understand that you need to keep the intellectual property of your business safe from the hands of your competitors. Whether you are just exploring the ways to keep your intellectual property safe or battling things out in court, we can help you to learn your options and prepare to fight for your rights.