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Intellectual Property Attorneys
We can help you every step of the way, from registration to litigation
Over more than 63 years, Baker and Rannells, PA has become one of the most respected Trademark Attorneys firms in Trademark, Copyright, Patent, and related Intellectual Property matters including Licensing, Domain Name Disputes, and Music and Entertainment law.
Baker and Rannells currently has hundreds of satisfied national and international clients ranging from single individuals and small business to corporations with annual sales of more than $6 billion.
Whether a client is an individual or a very large corporate enterprise, Baker and Rannells' Trademark attorneys and professionals have always prided themselves in providing the same courteous, honest, and professional service.
Practically anything is capable of functioning as a trademark, including a word, a phrase (IF IT IS GOYA IT HAS TO BE GOOD), a letter or letters (LV for pocketbooks), a number or series of numbers (346 for clothing), a pictorial scene, a smell (a fresh fruity fragrance reminiscent of oranges for paint strippers), a sound (the sound of a ringing cash register for notification services that funds have been deposited), a color (pink for insulation), packaging, (a fanciful bottle or label for alcoholic beverages) and product configurations (the shape of a lamp, for example).
Before you select, begin use of and build equity in your trademark, we suggest that a thorough search is undertaken to determine whether your selected mark may be in conflict with an already existing mark.
Baker and Rannells has repeatedly been listed among the top 100 law firms by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for the number of trademark applications it has successfully filed each year. We have successfully prosecuted and maintain thousands of trademark applications and registrations throughout the world for our clients. Only as a result of our many years of trademark experience can Baker and Rannells assist you in selecting, filing, registering and developing your trademark.
In today’s global economy, many of our clients sell their products or offer their services outside of the United States. Baker and Rannells offers international trademark searches and we can assist you with expanding your trademark rights beyond U.S. borders.
The prosecution of your trademark in the United States Patent and Trademark Office is only one aspect of Baker and Rannells’ trademark practice. Our trademark attorneys have established a reputation for enforcing your trademark in the market place with enforcement actions anti-counterfeiting measures and when necessary trademark infringement and counterfeiting actions in the Federal Courts. We can also assist you with transactional matters including the purchase and/or sale of companies and the good will associated with their trademarks and trademark licensing.
Unlike many competing law firms that bill their clients entirely at hourly rates, many aspects of Baker and Rannells’ trademark practice are billed at flat fixed rates.
A copyright is (international symbol: ©) a set of exclusive rights regarding the use of a particular expression of an idea or information. In other words, it is literally "the right to copy" an original creation. It is also the least expensive form of protection that can be acquired by authors of “original works of authorship.” An original work of authorship includes:
• works of art
• textile and jewelry designs
• computer programs
• architectural works, including blue prints and maps
The trademark attorneys at Baker and Rannells can assist you in obtaining a copyright registration for your original work of authorship. Once registered, we can also assist you with the development of licensing and/or distribution agreements so that you can collect royalties on your original work of authorship. We represent musicians, actors, artists, television producers, and authors, as well as Fortune 500 companies and other organizations. Baker and Rannells has the experience and expertise to assist you in preventing the infringement of your copyrights, and seeking damages from infringers. We also have expertise in defending clients against claims of infringement. Our trademark attorneys excel at handling all types copyright matters.
If you would like to discuss these or any other intellectual property concerns, we encourage you to contact any of our trademark attorneys. More information regarding copyrights can be found at the U.S. Copyright Office website, www***pyright.gov.
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