A 1989 graduate of Georgetown University Law Center, Francine is known for her stellar reputation as an upstanding Attorney, Francine brings you expertise as a business and intellectual property attorney, with a focus on copyright, trademark, publishing, book, social media, and business law. Intellectual Property Law, sometimes called IP Law, is an area of law that focuses on the creation, protection, and maintenance of intellectual property. You may learn more about Intellectual Property Law here.
Francine’s clients include small business owners, business entrepreneurs, and small business entrepreneurs. She helps you protect what’s yours – - your valuable content, your products and your services, as well as, your brand and business structure.
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A legal form of protection for an “original” work of art that has been reduced to a “tangible” form. Works, which can be protected by a copyright include books (including eBooks), articles, software, downloadable products, web content, video, speeches, visual art work, motion pictures, and CDs. What can not be protected by copyright are ideas, plain facts, material with no original content, book titles, names, phrases, slogans, procedures included in copyrighted work, material without the notice symbol published before March 1, 1989, and anything in the public domain. LEARN MORE ABOUT COPYRIGHT LAW SERVICES HERE
A word, logo, design, phrase, sound, fragrance, or a combination of those items, which identifies the source of products and/or services. Trademarks provide both access to, and protection from a vendor, by making it easy for a consumer to know where to go if they want to purchase a product, or who to call in the event of a problem. Some examples of protectable trademarks are Golden Arches for McDonalds, APPLE for computers, Microsoft for computer software, Windows for operating systems, & the Law & Order theme song. LEARN MORE ABOUT TRADEMARK LAW SERVICES HERE