Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property is the cornerstone of any technology-based company. Our attorneys have years of legal expertise and industry experience in biotech, agtech, information technology, and e-commerce. Our attorneys are experts in IP licensing and leveraging. In today’s IP landscape, you need someone who can protect your local business globally. OgdenGlazer has experience with intellectual property regimes in Europe, Asia, South America, Australia, and Africa.

Information Technology

With multiple attorneys with software development experience, we have deep expertise in working with enterprise software, web-related service, and mobile application development. Our expertise includes drafting and negotiating open-source and proprietary licensing schemes, developing user agreements, and helping you to navigate global privacy requirements. 

Trademarks

Our firm knows trademarks. We believe that your brand is often the single most important asset of your company. We can help you analyze the competitors in the market and other brands that may pose a problem, navigate an appropriate strategy, and then execute a global protection scheme for ensuring your brands and products are protected. We have deep expertise in state, federal, and international trademark protections. Having Ogden Glazer + Schaefer manage your portfolio means you can focus on executing your business strategy.

Copyright

Content creators are some of our favorite clients. We are here to support your creativity! Whether you are an artist, musician, author, or educator, we can help you protect your creations. Filing copyright applications is often just the first step in connecting your art and creations to your fans and your users. We also work with consultants and educators looking to protect and leverage their business tools and curriculum.

Patents and IP Portfolio Management

Our IP experts are technologists. With strong background in the hard sciences, genetics, software, and business processes we know how to help you integrate your technology into your business. We leverage our network of patent lawyers (we do not draft patents at Ogden Glazer + Schaefer) to get the patents you need, and then work with you to turn those patents into business relationships through licenses and joint ventures and technology partnership agreements.

Recent Blog Posts About Intellectual Property

Trademark and Product Placement - Product placement, by which I mean the placement of branded products in films and TV shows, is a prevalent feature in media. As a viewer, I appreciate when product placement is used (in admittedly rare instances) to drive the plot. As a trademark attorney (since I can’t seem to turn it off), I appreciate the ... Read more
So What Is The Difference? - Last week I talked about how clients say they don’t know the difference between trademarks and copyrights.  Then I didn’t explain what it was.  I am here to solve that issue. A trademark is something that customers use to help with things like: “Hey, I bought that thingy before, and I liked it.  I want ... Read more
The Information Desk Is Two Way - At the first meeting with a potential client, they often (somewhat shamefacedly) say, “I’m not really sure if I need a trademark or copyright or something else. I guess that I don’t know the difference.”  They say it like of course, they should know the difference. Why wouldn’t they know? I mean everyone but them ... Read more
The Tug of War of Mark Strength - We often have clients asking about using weak versus strong marks.  This usually comes up because they want to use a descriptive mark and are asking why they shouldn’t.  There are legal arguments to be made, but I find the most useful framing is about how the client wants to spend their money.  And this ... Read more
Our Favorite Holiday: Public Domain Day! - On January 1, 2022, copyrighted works from 1926 will enter the US public domain.  That means that anyone can copy, share, and build upon that work, but it doesn’t mean the public can do the same for things that are already derived from the original.  What do I mean by that?  Well, the first Winnie-the-Pooh ... Read more
It’s a Wonderful Copyright - It’s a Wonderful Life is by far my favorite Christmas movie. It might just be the overall sentimentality of the film that does it for me, or it might have something to do with me playing Ernie in my high school’s production of it (I promise I looked a little less grainy all those years ... Read more
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