Areas of Law

Intellectual Property

When should I contact an Intellectual Property Lawyer?

  • I would like to file a patent or trademark application.
  • I believe a company is infringing on a copyright that I have.
  • I would like to license my inventions.

Why should I hire an Intellectual Property Lawyer?

There are many challenges an innovator must keep in mind when aiming to maximize intellectual property assets. An IP lawyer can help you navigate through the steps to protect your rights. A lawyer can help you determine what steps to take to keep information confidential, how to document the development of new ideas, and the appropriate timing and circumstances of publicizing new products.

How do I choose an Intellectual Property Lawyer?

A good place to start your search for an intellectual property lawyer is the Boston Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service. All of the Intellectual Property lawyers on our service have past experience with a variety of IP assets.

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