How Do Copyrights Protect Your Business?

//How Do Copyrights Protect Your Business?

How Do Copyrights Protect Your Business?

Copyrights can protect your Largo business by ensuring you retain the sole rights to your works. Larson and Larson patent attorneys want to spare you of this scenario: you lease a building to establish a business, spend weeks interviewing and hiring staff members, then spend thousands of dollars on the marketing, promotional material, instructional literature, and custom software for your business and— boom! A direct competitor opens up shop with exact copies of your informational and promotional material. The competitor begins reaping the benefits of the work you put into creating, marketing, and building your business.

It sounds like a nightmare, but similar things happen all the time in the world of commerce. That is why we will use foresight and discretion to protect your work from copycat competitors before it is too late.

Copyrights Protect Your Work

Before you start thinking about your business model and what intellectual property you should protect, remember that copyrights in Largo do not protect your ideas. When you copyright your intellectual property, only your actual creations can be protected. It does not matter online promotional material or print information material is published or not, your works can be protected. Intellectual works such as those listed below can obtain copyrights:

  • Literary works (this includes computer programs)
  • Musical works, including any accompanying words
  • Dramatic works, including any accompanying music
  • Pantomimes and choreographic works
  • Pictorial, graphic, and sculptural works
  • Motion pictures and other audiovisual works
  • Sound recordings
  • Architectural works

Will Your Business Benefit?

If you are a creator, a writer, or an artist doing business through creating original intellectual work, then copyrights may be able to help you reap all the recognition and financial rewards that you are entitled to receive. Do not let someone else open up shop next door in Largo, copy your works, and take a share of your profits! Your copyrighted work belongs solely to you. Protect your business and yourself!

Call Larson and Larson for Copyrights in Largo

The attorneys at Larson and Larson in Largo have a long history of helping entrepreneurs obtain copyrights for their works. They have been assisting others since 1987. They understand the copyright registration process can help you and your business copyright your works. If you have questions about your particular work or would like to get started, call 727-546-0660 today!

2016-11-09T16:48:01+00:00June 15th, 2016|Copyrights|