Trademark & Copyright Law | Brouse McDowell | Ohio Law Firm

Trademark & Copyright Law

Our attorneys handle disputes over ownership, use, or theft of trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, etc. In businesses, these disputes are often part of a larger dispute between competitors or even contracting parties. Our lawyers represent manufacturers, developers, distributors, retail businesses, franchisees, museums, and individuals when those problems arise. As in all other areas of our practice, we are committed to providing our clients with swift, knowledgeable, innovative, reliable, thorough, and cost-effective advice — and, if need be, representation in mediation, arbitration or litigation.

Our attorneys have decades of experience in:

  • negotiating enforcement of non-disclosure agreements;
  • litigation with former employees for violating non-compete and non-disclosure agreements;
  • defending against allegations of defamation, trademark infringement and copyright infringement;
  • evaluating fair-use and open-access issues;
  • developing strategies for the protection of intellectual property;
  • guiding clients in the use and marketing of trade secrets, copyrights and trademarks;registering trademarks and copyrights;
  • negotiating licenses and other contract terms for the sharing of copyright and trademark rights;
  • litigating to protect trade secrets;
  • implementing best practices to protect trade secrets during the exchange of discovery in civil litigation;
  • prosecuting and defending claims of tortuous interference with business relations;
  • enforcing insureds’ rights under existing policies to coverage for intellectual property disputes.

We understand the importance of intellectual property and look forward to helping clients make the most of those assets.