Intellectual Property Disputes
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Businesses and individual professionals often work tirelessly to create unique products that can redefine an industry. Unfortunately, legal disputes often arise involving intellectual property claims concerning individual businesses or entrepreneurs.
If you or your business is embroiled in an intellectual property dispute, it’s critical that you consult with an experienced attorney as soon as possible to learn more about your legal rights. Otherwise, you could jeopardize your financial interests or your intellectual property claim.
Our lawyers at Eller Tonnsen Bach, LLC can help you every step of the way. We know what to do when it comes to such cases because we have the knowledge and expertise to handle complex business litigation matters. That’s why many corporations, entrepreneurs and fellow attorneys turn to us when they need to resolve complex intellectual property disputes.
What are common intellectual property disputes?
Intellectual property disputes can cover a wide range. Some of the most common – and most complicated – legal cases often involve:
- Securing intellectual property rights
- Trademark infringement claims
- Patent infringement claims
- Trade secret violations
- Business logo violations
If not handled properly, such disputes can quickly turn into expensive legal battles that could jeopardize the financial stability of your business. An experienced intellectual property attorney can work with you to make sure your rights are respected and you receive the financial compensation you’re entitled to under the law.
How can such disputes be resolved?
There are often several different ways your dispute can be resolved. Such methods include:
- Obtain financial compensation from the party that violated your intellectual property rights for losses you incurred as a result of copyright infringement or other violations.
- Confiscate property that violates intellectual property laws.
- Issue a cease and desist order to individuals or businesses violating intellectual property laws.
- Litigation, including filing a lawsuit or taking other legal action if necessary against the party that violated the law.
These are just some of the ways you may be able to successfully resolve your intellectual property dispute. It’s important to remember that the solution to your problem may be as unique as your product. That’s why it’s important to talk to a lawyer to learn more about the different legal options available to you.
Can I file a lawsuit to resolve my case?
In many cases, you can file a lawsuit to address your intellectual property dispute. However, it’s important to understand that such cases rarely go to trial. In addition, if they do, such court cases can be very complicated – and costly – legal matters.
An experienced attorney should always prepare your case for trial if necessary. But it’s also important to have legal counsel with the expertise and the ingenuity to explore alternatives to litigation that resolve your dispute in a timely, cost-effective manner.
How much does it cost to hire an intellectual property attorney?
Legal costs can add up fast in many intellectual property disputes. Depending on the complexity of the case, the number of parties involved and many other factors, legal fees can quickly spiral out of control, costing professionals or businesses hundreds or thousands of dollars.
That’s why it’s critical to talk to an attorney about their fees up front. Find out how much they charge for their services. In addition, make sure to ask what their philosophy is when it comes to fees. Are they conscious of costs when working with clients? Are they searching for cost-effective solutions? These are important questions clients should ask so there are no surprises later.
Learn more about your legal options
Our dedicated legal team can help protect your intellectual property rights and resolve any disputes you might be involved with concerning proprietary products. We have extensive experience working with businesses of all sizes in many different industries. As a result, we thoroughly understand the applicable trademark and copyright laws and can work with you to develop a comprehensive solution to your dispute.
Take your intellectual property litigation case seriously right from the start. Contact our law firm and schedule an appointment at one of our three office locations in South Carolina and North Carolina. We’re here to help your business stay on track.