Whether you are just thinking of your next startup project or you are already working on one alone or with team a good legal support will always come handy and especially for startups, because as startup your most valuable asset is your intellectual property.
Your product may consist of variety of intellectual property rights, so it can be difficult to find the right strategy to protect all the essential aspects of your product. We are here to provide you with legal support in all the related legal issues such as:
Together with high specialisation in intellectual property law, giving every single case individual approach, whether you are individual or a big company, with affordable and transparent pricing, we can offer you high standard of legal advisory in your industry.
Yes, you should definitely consider it! We will gladly help you find out the right trademark strategy.
In most cases patenting your app is not a best option. However, in some cases it can be profitable and effective way of protection of your invention.
It does protect some aspects of your app. However, it does not guarantee you „all-in-one“ protection of your app. However, you should consider also trademark, design and other sort of IP protection in most situations too. Contact us anytime for more information.
There are several ways of doing this properly. Some protection is granted through copyright but some elements like icons and user interface can be protected by registered design. Contact us anytime for more information.
No, you do not need to register your app in official register. However, there are certain ways of strenghtening your position that help you prove your authorship in the future in case of dispute. Contact us anytime for more information.
Very good starting IP strategy, trademark for the app name in countries of your interest and good license agreements. However, the comprehensive answer would depend on many factors such as type of application and market scope.
Yes, someone else may use your app name when he sales different products or offer different services. This can be, in some cases, considered as unfair competition, but you can prepare for such situation with proper IP protection strategy and by registering your app name as trademark. Contact us anytime for more information.
As the consumers will or already do recognize your logo and connect it with your products and quality of your services, trademarking your logo is a very good option to start with. If you are not the author of the logo, then also consider obtaining license from its creator for trademarking and other business purposes.
Yes, the software is in most countries of the world recognized as work which can be protected by the copyright.
As the consumers will or already do recognize your logo and connect it with your software and you, trademarking your logo is a very good option to start with. If you are not the author of the logo, then also consider obtaining license from its creator for trademarking and other business purposes. Contact us anytime for more information.
The example of the exclusive license is that licensor (author) is giving a consent to licensee (publisher) to exclusively publish his book a certain territory. France, for instance. Author is then prohibited to give a license to someone else for the duration of this contract. Exclusive license is mostly the more rewarding one for the author also for the publisher.
On the other hand the non-exclusive license means that the author is not giving the exclusive right to publish his book to the publisher, so he can also give this license to someone third. That leaves a space for more publishers at the same market.
This is a very difficult question to answer, however we definitely recommend obtaining advice from IP specialist in this matter. You will definitely have to make some due dilligence before the sale and also remember to use non-disclosure agreement whenever you discuss the confidential information related to your business (trade secrets, business methods, code, technology, …). Contact us anytime for more information.
Sometimes it can be very difficult to recognize whether this conduct can be considered as IP infringement. Also it is very hard to generalize what are your chances to defend your rights. It is different in every single case. If you think your rights are being infringed, always consult it with IP law specialist. That can save you a lot of money and time in future.
There is no generaly acceptable template for End user license applicable for every app and every country. If you find some, there is a good chance that it will not be suitable solution for your situation. Agreements and contracts are one of those items you shall discuss with your lawyer specialising in IP law.
Yes, the software is, in most countries of the world, recognized as work which can be protected by the copyright.