Steps to Structuring IP Enforcement Programs
Infringement of intellectual property (IP) poses significant losses to U.S. companies each year. As technology advances, infringers capitalize on new methods of misappropriating trade secrets and infringing upon both copyrights and trademarks. While intellectual property encompasses a broad range of rights including trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, patents, domain names, and other proprietary rights, this article focuses primarily on trademark and copyright infringement occurring either on the Internet or through physical products (e.g, counterfeiting).
How much do your copycats cost you? As an IP owner, start first by determining the extent of the infringement "harm" you suffer. Read more about IP Enforcement.
In addition to Thriving Attorney, Darin M. Klemchuk is founder of Klemchuk LLP, a litigation, intellectual property, and transactional law firm located in Dallas, Texas. He also co-founded Project K, a charity devoted to changing the world one random act of kindness at a time. Click to read more about Darin Klemchuk's practice as an intellectual property lawyer.