I practice in all areas of Intellectual Property law including patents, trademarks,... more
I practice in all areas of Intellectual Property law including patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets. I am a Conciliation Court Judge in Hennepin County and Arbitrator for the Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota. I also serve as an Adjunct Professor of Law at William Mitchell College of Law.
Copyright infringement laws deal with the theft of unique creative work. If, for example, you are browsing the Internet and find yourself looking at your own website design on someone else's website, you could benefit from the services of a copyright infringement lawyer. Other examples of copyright infringement include illegal downloading of music or video files, recording and distributing a film before its DVD release, and plagiarizing text from print or online articles. Copyright infringement attorneys know which options and procedures will get the desired outcome for your case (whether it's removing the website, destroying copies of the copyrighted content, or compensating you for money the infringer earned from your copyrighted materials). Copyright infringement attorneys can also defend your use if someone claims you have unjustly used their copyrighted materials.