What does a copyright provide?

Essentially, a copyright protects original works of authorship including literary, dramatic, musical, and artistic works, such as poetry, novels, movies, songs, computer software, and architecture, as well as educational material such as academic course work.

Do you know when you need help?

Whether you need assistance with the application process or addressing the issue of copyright infringement, the attorney’s at Summa PLLC can help. We have the knowledge and experience to provide counsel on a wide range of copyright issues. Our goal is to assist creators of copyrightable material by developing a strategy for protecting and maximizing the return on their creative works. Likewise, we counsel advertisers, research organizations, and marketing professionals on their responsibilities to copyright owners.

Digital Copyright Issues

In today’s online world, managing copyrighted material presents further challenges because some illegal practices are so pervasive that people are unaware that they are breaking the law. These practices include scanning, email, and piracy to name a few. We can help you navigate these areas to ensure that your work is protected.

Summa PLLC’s areas of capability include a broad range of issues and transactions including:

  • Copyright protection and registration
  • Copyright infringement and enforcement
  • Fair-use, open-source, and public-domain determinations
  • Licensing and acquisition
  • Litigation
  • International copyright laws and treaties

Let Summa PLLC help you develop, protect, and enforce your intellectual property

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