We provide advice regarding all aspects of copyright protection, including fair use, infringement, ownership, assignment of rights, open source software and whether a work is eligible for copyright protection. We assist clients of all sizes—from small start-up technology companies to some of the world’s largest corporations—on copyright matters. In addition to helping clients in obtaining proper copyright protection for their expressions, we also assist with transactions involving security interests and recording assignments.
We assist clients with:
- Identifying materials that are protectable by copyright
- Registering copyrightable works with the United States Copyright Office
- Counseling clients in the various ways in which copyrights may be acquired, protected, and exploited
- The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (digital rights management)