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Intellectual Property Law

Intellectual property law includes patents, trademarks, and copyrights. One or more of these, as provided for by the laws of the United States as well as other international jurisdictions, may represent significant value to both individuals and corporate entities.

John C. Laurence Law, PLLC is an intellectual property law firm that strives to help clients understand and develop their intellectual property rights across various technical disciplines and various business industries.


A trademark provides the right to use, or intend to use, a word, name, symbol, device, or any combination thereof to distinguish goods and services of one seller or provider from those of others and to indicate the source of those goods and services.


A patent provides the right to exclude others from making, using, selling, offering to sell, and importing an invention for a limited period, in exchange for the public disclosure of the invention.


A copyright provides an owner exclusive rights to an original work, the original work including a wide range of creative, intellectual, or artistic forms of expression.

Intellectual Property Law Blog

The Intersection of Trade Secrets and Patents

A federal court in New Orleans has allowed a trade secret claim to proceed to trial, even though the alleged trade secrets were disclosed in a patent application. Cajun Servs. Unlimited, LLC v. Benton Energy Serv. Co., No. 17-0491 (R. Doc. 241). The lawsuit...

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Protecting Individual Replacement Parts

In Automotive Body Parts Ass’n v. Ford Global Techs. (Fed. Cir. 2019), Ford accused the Automotive Body Parts Association (ABPA) of infringing Ford’s design patents that cover individual parts of Ford’s F-150 truck. The ABPA argued that the patented designs are...

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