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Copyright Law Services

For business owners who have copyright needs and find that twenty-four hours in a day is not enough time to make their business thrive, utilizing my legal services to handle your trademark matter makes business sense. Intellequity is Portland's copyright lawyer!

I can provide advice and services related to copyright registration, copyright infringement noticescopyright takedown notices, copyright monitoring and copyright licensing. These services are useful if you become involved in any type of copyright infringement dispute or if you need a copyright registered, or need to protect and exploit your creative work. I can handle your matter with promptness and dedication and free up your valuable time so you can concentrate on growing your business. Feel free to book a free or low cost consultation that fits your needs. Service you will enjoy, and work you can trust.

A copyright is actually a bundle of several different rights that attach to an original work of authorship which has been fixed in a tangible medium of expression. In plain English, this means that if you create something and record it somewhere, you own the exclusive rights to reproduce, distribute, display, perform, and create derivative works from it. Copyright protects items as diverse as books, poems, software code, lyrics, sound recordings, photographs, motion pictures, choreography and much more.

For business, likely copyrightable material includes brochures and marketing materials, graphic art, logos, business plans, technical specifications, computer programs, databases and much more. These items and more should be copyright protected for your business to realize the full competitive advantages and protections of such creations. Copyrights can produce a new revenue stream for a company. In addition, the reputational benefits of copyright protection might be extremely valuable. This might occur where your company has created a particularly useful video, whitepaper or process flowchart that becomes the standard within an industry. 

If you are looking for a copyright lawyer in Portland, or all of Oregon, I can help. Read below for more information on what copyright services INTELLEQUITY® offers.  


Copyright Advice

Confused about what a copyright is? Have a question about copyright ownership? Wondering if you can sue someone for copyright infringement without a copyright registration? Do you have work-for-hire questions and how that affects who owns a copyright? How about questions on how long a copyright lasts? Want to know how to send a DMCA Takedown Notice? Maybe you just want to know more about copyright and how it can help you or your business.


Either way, I can provide you with easy-to-understand, practical and trust-worthy legal advice on your copyright questions. Want to speak with an Oregon copyright attorney? You can easily book a consult here!

Copyright Registration

If you want to register a copyright for your work, I can help. Registering a copyright is not always a difficult process, but if you are not careful and do not know what you are doing, it may be best to let an attorney handle it for you. The relatively low cost of hiring an attorney, the peace of mind you receive  and the time saved by doing so, will far outweigh the little money you might save. In addition, I can help if you decide you want to license that copyright later on.​​

​How do you know if you should have me help? Go to the copyright webpage and look through the application. If you think you can fill the form out and do not have any questions, you are probably ok to file yourself. However, if you have difficulty understanding the questions or what you will need to deposit with the office, feel free to book a consultation and we can begin the process together. For more information, book a consult today!

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Licensing Agreements

Many business owners either do not understand or under-estimate the value that intellectual property brings to their company. Sometimes, it is only understood after that intellectual property has been infringed and is being used by someone else.

I can help you identify the important intellectual property you may have (Trademark, Copyright, Trade Secret), set up mechanisms to protect that IP, and help you think of ways and draft agreements to monetize that IP to make it even more valuable for your business. Think licensing agreements, partnerships, collaboration agreements and the sale of IP that no longer fits your business strategy. Please call, email or book a consultation today!

"Jim provides excellent and knowledgeable services for my band A.D.D. He has worked with me on U.S. Trademarks, as well as cease and desist documentation. If you are looking for great representation, Intellequity is the place to go!


 - ADD Loud

"I recently hired Jim to draft an agreement on rights to a book I wanted to turn into a tv series or movie. He was extremely helpful. I felt like I was dealing with a friend, not an attorney. I am looking forward to using him in the future."


- Arnie Goodman

"Jim does a thorough job on the many projects we've sent his way. He has a wide range of knowledge on many areas and he takes the time to explain options! We'll continue to use him for our small media group because we get a more personal experience than the big law firms at better rates; with no sacrifice of quality of work."


- Stay Rooted Media Group


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