At Wolf Greenfield, we recognize the value of copyrights in encouraging creativity in the various forms of artistic expression. Our attorneys handle a breadth of matters relating to the ownership of copyrights in industries ranging from software to artwork and written materials to internet-related matters. We also secure international clearance and rights for authors by coordinating aggressive worldwide clearance and registration efforts utilizing our established network of international associates, and we have been involved in copyright infringement litigation covering millions of dollars worth of products.

Our Services

Copyright services our attorneys provide to clients include:

    • Strategic counseling on copyright clearance and use
    • Acquisition, assignment, and sale of copyright rights
    • Copyright registrations in U.S. and other countries
    • Software copyright licensing and royalty issues
    • Counsel on literary, personal, and syndication rights
    • Copyright portfolio audits
    • Copyright enforcement, litigation, and dispute resolution
    • Internet and e-commerce issues
    • Advice on anti-counterfeiting strategies
September 2011 - The Doctrine of Aesthetic Functionality: What Trademark and Copyright Owners Can Learn from Betty Boop

April 2011 - Google Books and the Complexity Of Digitalization

February 17, 2011 - WOLF GREENFIELD SEMINAR: Managing IP Risks: The Importance of Obtaining Freedom to Operate Guidance - presentation now available

January 25, 2011 - Christina Licursi interviewed by Intellectual Property LAWCAST

January 2011 - Facebook: Trademarks, Fan Pages, and Community Pages

January 1, 2011 - Wolf Greenfield filed 2,749 patent applications and 688 trademark applications in 2010.

December 2010 - Wolf Greenfield was ranked #1 in number of patents filed and number of patent attorneys in Mass High Tech’s annual survey

August 22, 2010 - Hunter Baker, Ed Gates and Chelsea Loughran presented at the American Chemical Society’s Fall National Meeting

June 28, 2010 - CLIENT ALERT— Supreme Court Leaves Door Open to Business Method Patents

April 17, 2008 - Proposed Changes to Copyright Office Fees

April 10, 2008 - UMass Amherst Entrepreneurship Initiative

February 7, 2008 - An Entrepreneur's Guide to the Intellectual Property Galaxy

January 17, 2008 - Intellectual Property Considerations in Entrepreneurship

January 6, 2008 - Technology Innovation Challenge

March 2007 - Can a Biological Sequence be Copyrighted?

February 21, 2007 - Intellectual Property: A New Source of Wealth and Power

January 24, 2007 - Acquiring Minds Want to Know: IP Due Diligence for Investors and Entrepreneurs

Q&A Booklet - Q&A on Licensing and Transactions

2003 - Is Your Corporate Identity at Risk? - How to Proactively Protect Your Trademarks, Domains, and Good Name