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Martin & Associates is a law firm that specializes exclusively in the practice of Intellectual Property Law.  Intellectual Property includes patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets.

What is a Patent?

United States patents cover inventions, including ornamental designs.  A patent holder has the right to prevent others from making, using or selling the patented invention in the United States for the term of the patent.

What is a Trademark?

Trademarks may be obtained for distinctive words, phrases or symbols which serve to identify a particular source of goods.

Service Marks may be obtained for distinctive words, phrases or symbols which serve to identify a particular source of services.

What is a Copyright?

A copyright protects original works of authorship from unlawful copying.

What is a Trade Secret?

Trade secrets are secrets that have value to a company because they are secret.