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Protecting Your Intellectual Property

Every business has an intellectual property concern. If you are selling something, you have something to protect. Small-business owners often assume they cannot afford IP protection or think they can handle it themselves. These can be costly mistakes. Protecting your intellectual property rights and knowing how to handle infringements when they occur are often critical to the long-term viability of a company.

The law firm of Wick & Trautwein, LLC, has extensive experience helping individuals and businesses of all sizes protect their intellectual property issues. Whether securing copyright, trademark, trade secret or patent protection or handling intellectual property violations, our attorneys can help.

Protecting Your Brand And Your Product

The best way to prevent intellectual property issues is to talk to a lawyer while your business is being formed. We can help you at any stage in the process. Our firm provides the following services:

  • Trademark and trade dresses: Obtaining protection for original logos and product appearance/packaging
  • Copyrights: Obtaining protection for original work such as web marketing copy
  • Trade secrets: Obtaining protection for a business’s processes, formulas, recipes or any other confidential information that gives a business a competitive advantage
  • Patents and patent searches: Obtaining protection for an invention by preventing its manufacture, sale or distribution by another party
  • Patent leasing: Drafting licensing agreements to enable a third party to market and sell your product
  • International IP protection: Obtaining patent protection and ensuring other intellectual property protections overseas

To maintain protection over a product, it must be protected from infringement. Intellectual property infringements do not always require litigation, but it is important to have a team of experienced litigators ready to handle any infringements should they arise. Our attorneys have more than 40 years of combined experience standing up for our business law clients.

Skilled Intellectual Property Advocates

With offices in Fort Collins and Windsor, we serve businesses throughout northern Colorado and southern Wyoming. To discuss your business’s intellectual property issues with one of our attorneys, call 970-482-4011 or connect with us online.