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Experienced California Intellectual Property Law Firm

Protecting your creative property

Intellectual property is created by the human mind. The creativity element distinguishes it from personal, tangible or real property. Protecting intellectual property is different than protecting other assets. When handling intellectual property, attorneys must consider how to preserve the value of concepts, designs, ideas and innovations, rather than merely tangible items. The Lunsford Law Firm maintains the value of books, music, art, inventions, slogans, branding and business secrets through:

  • Copyrights
  • Trademarks
  • Trade secrets

Registering your copyrights

You have an exclusive right to the work you produce when you put it into a tangible form, such as a book, photograph, musical composition, computer program or movie. Your work automatically gains federal copyright protection upon production. I can help you register your work with the U.S. Copyright Office to protect it from unauthorized use, reproduction or distribution.

Preserving your business image through your trademarks

Trademark protects your commercial branding, logo, picture or design from use by others. Even use of a confusingly similar look, name or logo can constitute trademark infringement. I file your trademark with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. If infringement occurs, I seek an injunction to stop further use and I sue the infringer for damages.

Safeguarding your business’ trade secrets

A formula, recipe, method, process or plan distinctive to your business constitutes a trade secret. Trade secrets are intrinsic to the success of your company and give you the competitive edge. When these unique functions are revealed, your company’s value is compromised. I help you protect your business through nondisclosure agreements and employment protocol. If an employee or outside party discloses protected information, I can minimize damage to your company and pursue your legal remedies.

Contact a meticulous San Diego intellectual property attorney

Call The Lunsford Law Firm at 619-310-9734 or contact me online to schedule a consultation at my San Diego, California office.

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  • San Diego Office
    8880 Rio San Diego Drive
    Rio Vista Tower 8th Floor, PMB #844
    San Diego, California 92108
    Phone: 619-310-9734