An Assertive California Intellectual Property Law Firm
Preserving the value of your ideas
Intellectual property originates in the mind of the creator. Stephen Spataro has 30 years of experience zealously protecting ideas, expressions, and other intangible legal rights and preserving their potential financial value through:
- Trademark and brand protection
- Trade dress protection
- Copyright protection
- Domain names
- Nondisclosure agreements
- Trade secret protection
- Licensing and other contract protection
- Technology protection
- Filing and prosecution of copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property applications
Protecting your creative expression under copyright law
You have the exclusive right to the reproduce, prepare derivative works, distribute and display your creative expression including software programs you have created and fixed in tangible form. In addition to the financial benefits it provides, copyright protects the integrity of your work by allowing you to direct the manner in which it is used. Covering a wide spectrum of talents, copyright protects books, photographs, musical compositions, computer programs, movies and many other creative and original expressions. Spataro & Associates can register your work with the U.S. Copyright Office and prosecute unauthorized use.
Preserving and protecting your trademarks
Unauthorized use of your trademark may cause a likelihood of confusion, loss of revenue, or other significant legal problems. Spataro & Associates prosecutes trademark applications in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and handles opposition, cancellation, and other proceedings before the USPTO Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and handles trademark infringement matters in state and federal courts. The firm has tested procedures and systems in place to efficiently handle all aspects of trademark matters.
Safeguarding your trade secrets
A formula, recipe, method, process, program, technique, device, or information may be the cornerstone of your business success. When trade secrets are disclosed, a company’s value can be severely compromised. Attorney Stephen Spataro helps protect trade secrets through trade secret programs, audits, confidentiality and nondisclosure agreements, and employment protocols. Unauthorized disclosure of trade secrets may destroy a company’s competitive advantage and value. The taking of, or threat of disclosure of trade secrets requires immediate action. The firm has procedures and systems in place to protect trade secrets and to swiftly prosecute unauthorized use or disclosure.
Contact a devoted Los Angeles intellectual property attorney
Call Spataro & Associates at 310.917.4557 or contact the firm online to schedule an appointment.
Spataro & Associates is located in Los Angeles, California and represents clients throughout the State of California and nationwide.