Practice Areas

Patent Rights

Patent Rights

Patent Rights Patents protect technological advancement. The following sections describe Ware, Fressola, Maguire & Barber LLP’s capabilities in securing patent rights, in designing approaches for exploiting those rights, and in devising approaches to avoid p…
Trademark Rights

Trademark Rights

Trademark Rights A trademark serves as a symbol which communicates to consumers that the associated goods or services are from a unified source and/or embody a consistent quality level. The mark, which can be a word, name, symbol or device (including trade dress), mu…
Copyrights

Copyrights

Copyrights Copyrights protect the expression of an idea, not the idea itself. Thus, the copyright protects a writing, not the general concepts communicated in it; the depiction of an object in a photograph, not the object’s natural appearance; the code in whi…
Other Areas of Expertise

Other Areas of Expertise

Other Areas of Expertise Our IP attorneys also offer counsel and advocacy in areas including trade secret protection and disputes, claims of unfair competition, and laws governing undeveloped ideas. Trade secrets are items of information maintained in confidence which have c…
Transactions

Transactions

Transactions Ware, Fressola, Maguire & Barber LLP has strong expertise in the transactional area, for instance, licensing of IP rights, non-disclosure agreements (NDAs), and contractual matters with a significant IP component. Licensing When a client wishes e…
Dispute Resolution

Dispute Resolution

Dispute Resolution Ware, Fressola, Maguire & Barber LLP's comprehensive intellectual property law practice includes dispute resolution expertise tailored to each client and the IP rights at issue. After receiving a patent, the owner may, from time to time, be impelled…