Rachel V. Brenke, Esq.

Just because our firm is one of the “go to” firms in Virginia for intellectual property and business – it doesn’t mean we’re too busy to give back! Yesterday managing partners, Andrew and Rachel, volunteered their time at Liberty University School of Law to talk to the incoming law students. The panel was full of great […]

As discussed in our post on the types of intellectual property, trademark is one of the most common types of intellectual property that many business owners are faced with, and one of the most overwhelming.   It is important to know what it is, how it works and the elements of infringement so you can either […]

As discussed in our post on the types of intellectual property, copyright is one of the most common types of intellectual property that many business owners are faced with.   It is important to know what it is, how it works and the elements of infringement so you can either keep yourself from infringing or identify […]

Understanding how intellectual property is classified and the associated laws is extremely important to business owners.  Like real property and personal property, intellectual property provides the rights holder with certain exclusive rights.  In general, intellectual property does not protect ideas in the abstract, but ideas fixed in some form.  The general policy presumption with intellectual property […]