Intellectual Property Law
Protecting your brand so you don't have to.
LaBorde Legal Group has extensive experience concentrating in intellectual property law and defending our Clients with excellent, aggressive, and skillful representation. We seek to provide quality-driven and goal-oriented advocacy, especially when defending the right of our Client's ideas, brands, or passions. Our affordable services are geared to keep our Clients well-informed of their legal situation while providing legal representation of the highest degree. Intellectual property refers to any work that comes to existence through creativity, such as a book, design, or symbol.
Our intellectual property law areas of expertise include:
In order to distinguish one product, brand, or service from another, identifiable symbols (trademarks) are used.
Usually managed at the state level by the Uniform Trade Secrets Act or at the federal level by the Economic Espionage Act of 1996, trade secrets are practices not widely known, allowing the company or business owners advantage in production.
Refers to the physical aspect of a product, its packaging, or branding design. This is the symbol that consumers recognize as associated with the product.
Exclusive rights granted to the creator of an original work for a finite amount of time. This term applies to the way in which ideas are expressed (through artistic, intellectual, or other forms), not the ideas themselves.
an invention novel (not previously published) and functional, as granted by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. (LaBorde Legal Group attorneys not admitted to the USPTO.)