Lexington is a city in McLean County, Illinois, United States. The population was 1,912 at the 2000 census. It was named for the Lexington, Kentucky, where the town's founder General Ashael Gridley was born, and the Battle of Lexington, where General Gridley's father fought. John Patton Log Cabin and the Lexington Community Unit School District 7 campus, including Lexington High School, are located in Lexington. Lexington is home of the Lexington Snipes. The Snipes are an Amateur Baseball team made up of the best local and regional collegiate talent. The Snipes won the Central Illinois Baseball League Championship in 2006 and the Eastern Illinois Baseball League Championship in 2008 and 2009.

Intellectual Property Law Lawyers In Lexington Illinois

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What is intellectual property law?

Under intellectual property law, owners are granted certain exclusive rights to a variety of intangible assets, such as musical, literary, and artistic works; discoveries and inventions; and words, phrases, symbols, and designs. Common types of intellectual property include copyrights, trademarks, patents, industrial design rights and trade secrets. Intellectual property law involves advising and assisting individuals and businesses on the development, use, and protection of intellectual property -- which includes ideas, artistic creations, engineering processes, scientific inventions, and more.

Answers to intellectual property law issues in Illinois

A patent is a document issued by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) that grants a monopoly for a limited...

Some types of inventions will not qualify for a patent, no matter how interesting or important they are. For example...

In the context of a patent application, an invention is considered novel when it is different from all...

Once a patent is issued, it is up to the owner to enforce it. If friendly negotiations fail, enforcement involves...

Patent protection usually ends when the patent expires.

For all utility patents filed before June 8, 1995,...

Typically, inventor-employees who invent in the course of their employment are bound by employment agreements that...

On its own, a patent has no value. A patent becomes valuable only when a patent owner takes action to profit from...

Copyright protects works such as poetry, movies, video games, videos, DVDs, plays, paintings, sheet music, recorded...

For works published after 1977, the copyright lasts for the life of the author plus 70 years. However, if the work...

The term "trademark" is commonly used to describe many different types of devices that label, identify, and...