Specialties

Copyright

Wenderoth has been a leader in copyright protection and counseling for decades. Our team of learned professionals serves companies and organizations of all sizes with complex copyright issues across variety of industries, from non-profits, publishers and content providers, to software developers and semiconductor manufacturers.

Wenderoth regularly provides:

  • Prosecution and Registration of Copyrights
  • Opinion letters on copyrightability, fair use, infringement, ownership and title, notice, security interests, and foreign protection
  • Assessments of infringement risk and strategic planning for copyright protection
  • Drafting and negotiation of agreements involving copyrighted works, including joint-development agreements, licenses, assignments, rights clearance, and distribution agreements
  • Representation of clients before the U.S. Copyright Office and U.S Customs and Border Protection
  • Client counseling in internet and digital distribution issues
  • Guidance in social media best practices
  • Performance of IP audits of copyright issues
  • Open source compliance and audit issues
  • Counseling on anti-circumvention measures in software architecture
  • Title searches
  • Recordation of documents affecting ownership and title of copyrights