Intellectual Property Lawyers

Our Texas Firm Can Protect Your Rights

Our legal system has laws in place to protect intellectual property just as it does for physical property such as homes, land, and personal items. Intellectual property typically refers to created works, such as a work of literature or art, which may or may not be tangible items. The Texas intellectual property lawyers at Naman, Howell, Smith and Lee, PLLC represents clients in a wide variety of intellectual property cases. As with traditional property, there are several types of intellectual property that are protected under these federal laws.

There are three key components of intellectual property law:

  • Patent
  • Trademark
  • Copyright

Patents, Trademarks & Copyrights

Companies or individuals who invent a specific product should acquire a patent to protect their rights. A patent grants rights to protect the product from replication for a limited period of time. Most companies already have a trademark in place. A trademark is a word, phrase, design, or symbol that clearly identifies a company or individual from others in the same industry. Infringing on another person or company's trademark sullies the brands of both companies and laws are strictly enforced.

Copyright is one of the most common terms used to describe something of which individuals or companies want to claim ownership. The coverage of copyright items is broad and includes many works such as paintings, photos, books, and poems. As long as an individual or company rightfully created the content, it remains theirs. This type of law protects that work, particularly the right to or not to reproduce it.

Enlist the Help of a Texas IP Lawyer

The components of an intellectual property case are complex and difficult to navigate. Because your livelihoods can often depend on these works, it is important that protection is extended as far as the law allows. At Naman, Howell, Smith and Lee, PLLC, we have the experience necessary to ensure that you, your business and your creative assets are fully protected. With four offices located along the Interstate 35 corridor and an active practice in courts throughout the state of Texas, we are uniquely situated to serve the needs of clients throughout this state and beyond. Find the help you need by contacting our Texas firm.

Call today to discuss your needs with our Texas intellectual property lawyers:

  • Austin - (512) 479-0300
  • Fort Worth - (817) 509-2025
  • San Antonio - (210) 731-6300
  • Waco - (254) 755-4100

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