How can I protect my intellectual property?
Intellectual property is not a physical possession, but it is still something that can be owned by an individual. Sometimes it may be harder to protect these possessions. You can’t lock it up in a safe and be sure that no one will be able to reach it. Once it’s out there in the open, it may be hard to protect it as your idea and take ownership of it. That’s when we can help. As attorneys who specialize in intellectual property, we can assist you in protecting your ideas. We want to make sure you get the credit you deserve.
With our firm, you can be sure that we will not push you toward litigation unless it is absolutely necessary. We want to find alternative ways to solve your problem that will be less costly and more efficient. Our experience has given us the ability to protect your intellectual property and provide you with the best route to produce that outcome.
What can help secure my intellectual property as my own?
In order to take proper measures to secure your property, seek an attorney’s help. They can provide the legal counsel you need to guide you through an alternative dispute resolution. This can encourage you toward a resolution that will avoid the involvement of litigation. Arbitration and mediation can be ways to acquire intellectual property rights.
Arbitration is a binding process that is confidential to those involved. This process can help those involved avoid the court process. Instead, they will be advised by a panel of attorneys. These attorneys will be experienced with vast knowledge in the field and will act as arbitrators. The arbitrators will hear both sides of the case thoroughly. Once all has been said, the panel of attorneys will decide on the matter for the group. In conclusion, they will produce a decision that cannot be appealed. It is a binding decision for both parties.
Another process that can be done to create a final outcome is mediation. Mediation can also avoid a court case if both parties are willing to cooperate. During mediation, both parties sit down with a neutral third party to discuss a possible outcome that satisfies everyone involved. The mediator does not take any evidence into consideration; they are just there to keep the conversation civil and help guide both parties to a solution. A binding legal document will be drafted to ensure the conversation is made official. However, if either party is not content with the process, they can end mediation at any time.
The Law Offices of Richard E. Novak, LLC has over 25 years of experience helping clients through tough times when they need it most. If you need assistance with any intellectual property, traffic violations, or business law matters, our firm is here to help. It is critical that you pick the right attorney who can protect your rights. Contact The Law Offices of Richard E. Novak, LLC for a consultation.