The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), defines intellectual property as creations of the mind, such as inventions; literary and artistic works; designs; and symbols, names and images used in commerce. These creations can be, for example, inventions, literary works, artistic works, designs, symbols, names, images, logos, and many more.
Intellectual property law serves to protect the creators of the various IP that they create. While intellectual property can be confusing, seeing as it is a form of property that cannot be held or seen, it is property none the less. Intellectual property rights and trade secrets are an integral part of any business. They are often valuable assets of the organization that need to be protected. At Sodagar & Company, we assist our clients in protecting their business and company’s brand names and trade-marks. We routinely, prepare, draft, review and file trade-mark applications and monitor registrations to make sure they are properly registered, renewed and protected. We search trade-marks and identify conflicts at the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO).
At Sodagar & Company, we handle the following matters:
- Trade-marks and brand names
- Trade-mark registration and licensing
- Trade-mark monitoring
- Trade-mark infringement litigation
Many of our IP clients that we work with have come to us early in the development of their business. When we begin working with clients, we help them identify their IP, discuss and strategize their potentials and assist them with filing for and obtaining their initial trade-mark, copyright or other intellectual property. As our clients’ business develops, our representation will naturally grow as well, to develop, enforce and leverage their brands and IP portfolios. At Sodagar & Company, we work with individuals, small privately held businesses, as well as large corporations, offering them counsel in all aspects of intellectual property matters.
Please contact us to see how we can be of assistance to your business IP needs today.