INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY PROTECTION IN LATVIA/EUROPEAN UNION

EU LAW FIRM intellectual property lawyers in Latvia and European Union provide intellectual property and copyright protection in Latvia and European Union.

The most common types of intellectual property protection measures in Latvia and the European Union are - trademark registration in Latvia and the European Union, design/industrial design registration in Latvia and the European Union as well as patent registration.

EU LAW FIRM intellectual property lawyers provide such intellectual property protection services:

 

Copyright protection in Latvia and European Union - in case you are an author of intellectual work (photographer, writer, designer, musician, programmer or any other professional who produce intellectual work) your rights are protected in the European Union and in case of infringement you can protect your intellectual property rights by taking certain enforcement measures against the infringer. EU LAW FIRM intellectual property lawyers in Latvia and the European Union will assist you in copyright protection, guide you through the whole process and fully protect your rights.

How copyrights work: a copyright itself is a protection granted to the author of the intellectual work (painting, photography, a symphony, computer programm, in certain countries also fashion designs) which starts from the creation of the work and extends depending on the particular country for 50-80 years. In certain jurisdictions, the copyrighted work is protected also from the start of the "idea". In other jurisdictions, however, it is necessary that an actual "tangible" product is made to be granted with copyright protection. It is not required to registered a copy right - copyright protection is granted by the law itself.

 

Trademark registration in Latvia and the European Union - by registering a trademark in the European Union your particular product will be protected and customers will be able to identify you subject to your trademark and the products or services that you provide. Trademarks are the most common used tool for intellectual property protection as trademark attaches a broad intellectual property protection to your products.

Why trademark in Latvia/European Union should be registered: Trademark registration in Latvia and the European Union will grant exclusive right to the use of the registered trademark. Which means that the trademark can be used exclusively by the owner. Registered trademark also grants the possibility to licence the trademark to other parties for renumeration. Registered trademark provides legal certainty and reinforces position of the trademark holder in case your particular trademark is being reproduced or in cases of litigation.

 

Design/Industrial design registration in Latvia and the European Union - a design is the second most common tool of intellectual property protection mechanisms in the European Union. By registering a design, you register a particular product with certain features - colours, shape, texture, contours, lines and materials from which the product is made. A registration of design in Latvia or European Union is most commonly used by fashion designers, information technology companies, and any other professionals who seek to protect their particular product design. A design registration may also be used for designs that are used electronically - for example for certain computer programmes, website browsers, internet apps, gambling websites and many other types of businesses. 

Why design/industrial design in Latvia/European Union should be registered: the registration of design or industrial design will prevent third parties from making, producing, selling or importing goods bearing or embodying a design which is a complete copy or a substantial copy of the protected design, when such acts are undertaken for commercial purposes. 

 

Patent protection in Latvia and the European Union - patents are particular innovative ideas which are transformed into a product or process which provides a new way of doing things or offer a new, innovative technical solution to solving problems.

Why patent should be registered in Latvia/European Union: Patent owners has exclusive rights to prevent or stop others from commercially exploiting the patented invention. If a patent is registered, the invention cannot be commercially made, used, distributed, imported or sold by other without the patent owner's consent. 

HOW DO I PROTECT OR REGISTER MY INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS IN THE EUROPEAN UNION?

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