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 […]

On Saturday, September 23, Andrew Connors and Rachel Brenke visited Liberty University School of Law in Lynchburg, Virginia to deliver one of two scheduled intellectual property seminars. They addressed each type of intellectual property, explaining the definitions, uses, how to protect it, and when to litigate.  Their appearances are part of the Virginia Continuing Legal […]

  We are proud to announce that our managing partner, Andrew Connors, was re-elected Vice President of the Montgomery-Radford Bar Association at the Association’s annual meeting on June 23, 2017.  The Association has two Vice Presidents–one from Montgomery County and the other from Radford.  Andrew is looking forward to continuing his service to colleagues in […]

Rachel Brenke is accomplished entrepreneur, photographer, business consultant, and compelling (and highly sought after) speaker. And on top of all that she’s an attorney. And on top of all THAT, she has five awesome kids and a cool husband. So how did she get to where she is today? In the Connors Law Our Story […]