Software-based innovations may be eligible for multiple forms of intellectual property protection including patents, trademarks, copyright, and trade secrets. Each type of intellectual property rights has its own requirements and offers distinct legal protections. Software technologies also frequently raise legal issues regarding licensing, cross-border protection, ownership, open-source agreements, and more. Our team can help you navigate these and other legal issues. Parlee McLaws assists clients from around the world to protect rights in their software-based technologies. Our intellectual property team includes experienced lawyers and agents with the right technical backgrounds and skill sets to help our clients protect and leverage their software technologies. We help our clients assess which type(s) of intellectual property are most beneficial for a given software product and business plan, and we assist clients with securing and defending those valuable rights. Parlee McLaws also has corporate lawyers experienced in the business needs of software companies. We use our knowledge of the industry to provide clients with comprehensive support for all aspects of their business. If you would like to learn more about how we can help, please contact a member of our team.