Rhoads & Sinon attorneys are experienced in copyrights, trademarks, patents, licenses and the protection of trade secrets and confidential information. Each of these areas can help protect your inventions and other proprietary information to preserve your competitive advantage.
Copyrights. We have assisted clients with obtaining copyright protection for their works, specifically in the areas of written works, art, movies, photographic works, and computer software. We have litigated in Federal District Courts to enforce client copyrights, and to defend clients accused of infringement.
Trademarks. We also have obtained numerous federal trademark registrations as well as state trademark registrations. In addition, we advise clients in the choice of new names for products and for businesses, products and services and can review the proposed names to assist in the determination of name availability. We have also advised clients with respect to trademark licensing and transfers of ownership.
Patents. We also assisted clients in enforcing patents in litigation, as well as in defending clients accused of patent infringement.
Trade Secrets. We regularly advise clients concerning the protection and preservation of trade secrets and confidential information, including drafting and implementation of company policies and forms, and education of employees. We also assist clients in the structuring, negotiation and drafting of agreements to ensure non disclosure, non competition, and confidentiality.
Internet Issues. We also provide advice and representation concerning Internet domain name disputes, provide advice regarding Web site development, draft on line and electronic commerce contracts, draft company email and Internet usage policies, provide advice regarding framing and linking, and draft and negotiate software development and licensing agreements.
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Rhoads & Sinon is committed to enhancing the diversity of our workplace through the recruitment, hiring, retention, training, professional development and advancement of a diverse group of attorneys and employees on the basis of demonstrated merit and performance.
We also strive to maintain and promote an inclusive culture in which individual differences are respected, appreciated, recognized and valued as qualities that strengthen our working environment and contribute to our ability to serve our clients.