There are a number of government websites and online experts to help you with intellectual property protection (copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, and patents, etc.).
“The strength and vitality of the U.S. economy depends directly on effective mechanisms that protect new ideas and investments in innovation and creativity. The continued demand for patents and trademarks underscores the ingenuity of American inventors and entrepreneurs.” – United States Patent & Trademark Office
Below is a list of intellectual property protection websites:
- United States Patent and Trademark Office. The USPTO is the federal agency for granting U.S. patents and registering trademarks. Their website has excellent Q&A sections and advanced search services.
- Need some professional help or just want someone else to handle this for you? Here are some more resources:
- Yup, this list is under construction… (yeah…we know)