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Types of  law : Intellectual Property


Intellectual property attorneys are also known as entertainments attorneys, patent attorneys and trademark lawyers. Intellectual property lawyers also have specialty areas such as internet, entertainment laws of transaction and technological information.

The term intellectual property covers a broad range of interests. Patents, trademarks, designs of an industrial nature, fine art works, entertainment such as plays, fictioinal writing and other written works, film and images created for the internet are all intellectual property. The limits or categorization of such intellectual properties can be accuraely addressed by an intellectual property attorney so that the proper representaion can be given and so a copyright can be assigned.

A patent infringement lawyer litigates on behalf of the creator of a particular product for the unlicensed use of thatproduct or its parts.

Copyright attorneys protect the sole rights of creations of originality such as any artistic creation, musical compositions including lyrics, software programs, and performances that involve choreography. Coprrights are valid the entire life of the creator and for 50 years after he or she dies.