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Houston Copyright Attorneys & Lawyers

Joshua Garber Copyright Lawyer for Houston, TX

Representing notable clients like Tesla and the City of Los Angeles, Josh Garber excels at helping clients with employment and labor laws. Many of his past clients have had great success using Josh for employment agreements and Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE) hearings. With his practical advice, he has even helped clients avoid going to court.
149 reviews

Seth Wiener Copyright Lawyer for Houston, TX

As an experienced trial lawyer and litigator, Seth Wiener has resolved numerous federal and state litigations. His cases have included everything from family law to bankruptcy to fraud and more. Before Seth formed his own firm, the Law Office of Seth W. Wiener, he worked for several prominent law offices where he gained a great deal of experience.
440 reviews

Christopher Usrey Copyright Lawyer for Houston, TX

Christopher Usrey has been licensed to provide corporate legal services in Texas for the past 16 years. He has extensive experience in commercial contracts, trademark law, business formation and employment law. Christopher obtained his legal degree from the Boston University School of Law. He has been a managing member at VCounsel since November 2011. Prior to this position, Christopher was a senior counselor at VCE and a corporate counselor at Huawei.
9 reviews

Robert Abtahi Copyright Lawyer for Houston, TX

Robert Abtahi is a Dallas-based corporate attorney with experience in business law, contracts, criminal defense, personal injury, real estate law, and employment law. Prior to starting his own practice, he worked as a tax attorney for Ernst & Young and also held a position as Assistant City Attorney and Community Prosecutor in Dallas. Robert received his J.D. from Southern Methodist University.
1 review

Greg Pierce Copyright Lawyer for Houston, TX

I am a trial lawyer with over 25 years experience representing clients in business disputes. I graduated from the University of Texas School of Law in 1991 and have been pr... read more

Christine Mary Magee Copyright Lawyer for Houston, TX

Christine was inspired to open her law firm McKee & Magee PLLC after spending almost a decade helping small businesses file bankruptcy. She is focused on helping businesses establish the foundations and operational practices to prevent litigation and closing. Christine's services are perfect for businesses that don't have the ability to hire a full-time in-house counsel.
3 reviews

Gitanjali Deb Copyright Lawyer for Houston, TX

Mishty Deb is a partner at LaSusa & Deb, PLLC. in Dallas, Texas. She has extensive legal experience in several areas of law including business and energy and has provided counsel to the U.S. Small Business Association, non-profits, and corporate clients. Mishty holds a J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law as well as a B.S. from SMU where she was a President’s Scholar.
2 reviews

Brennen Dunn Copyright Lawyer for Houston, TX

With more than 7 years of practical experience, Brennen Dunn has centered a private practice focused on litigation. His trial experience, at both the state and federal leve... read more
2 reviews

Rhonda Mills Copyright Lawyer for Houston, TX

Attorney Rhonda Mills is the founder at the Law Office of Rhonda M. Mills, a small law office that focuses on litigation and dispute resolution. Attorney Mills has over 20 years of experience and graduated from Pepperdine University School of Law in 1992. Her practice specializes in the areas of business law, labor and employment law, commercial contracts, mineral rights, oil and gas law, business mergers, formations, and acquisitions. Attorney Mills is focused on winning for her clients.

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Our Houston copyright attorneys & lawyers can help you register a copyright for your original work of authorship. This will ensure that you have documented proof of your copyright ownership. Because, if you don't file it, you can't sue if someone uses your work.

Once registered, the copyright lawyer you chose can also assist you with the development of licensing and/or distribution agreements so you can collect royalties on your original work of authorship. The copyright attorneys & lawyers on UpCounsel represent entrepreneurs, musicians, actors, artists, TV producers, and authors. Our Houston copyright attorneys can also assist you with fighting copyright infringement in the case a party infringes on any of your copyrights, as they'll seek to prevent it and seek damages from any and all infringers. Many attorneys also have expertise in defending clients against claims of infringement.

There are three types of copyright: usage, full, and unique. Usage means the buyer gets to use the article one time, but the writer can use it again or resell it. Full rights will give the buyer all rights; they can even place their name on the article, saying they wrote it. Your copyright attorney can explain further details about the different kinds of copyright.

Copyright ©, the least expensive form of protection, means literally "the right to copy" an original creation. Original works of authorship include: Movies, drawings, books, works of art, music, textile and jewelry designs, photographs, lyrics, computer programs, paintings, architectural works, including blue prints and maps.

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