COPYRIGHTS

To protect your work effectively, you need a copyright. Whether you are located in Orange County, California or overseas, registering your copyright with the United States Copyright Office prevents others from using or distributing your work without your permission. Maybe you just want to know if someone else’s work is in the public domain or if your use of another’s work is fair use. The Yocca Law Firm understands copyright law and is experienced in securing, licensing, and litigating copyrights.

As an Employer You May Own Copyrights in the Works of Employees

In many cases, even works that your employees create on the job are considered “works made for hire.” You, and not your employee, own the copyright in works made for hire. The Yocca Law Firm can help protect whatever rights you may have in the works of your employees.

Many Works Are Subject to Copyright

The Yocca Law Firm can help you register, secure, and deal with copyrights in works of all kinds:

• Literary works

• Musical works

• Pictorial, graphic, and sculptural work

• Motion pictures

• Sound recordings

• Architectural works

• Computer software

• Derivative works and compilations

Services for Everyone

  • TRADE SECRETS

    A trade secret can be any valuable information - valuable for its technological or commercial applications - if the owner takes the appropriate ongoing and consistent efforts to protect: its secrecy. The Nick Yocca Law Firm intellectual property attorneys work closely with clients to identify and protect their trade secret assets. secrecy programs. confidentiality
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  • SECURITIES

    The Nick Yocca Law Firm’s Securities Group handles all types of securities issues for businesses or individuals: advice on insider trading. legal compliance programs. working with directors and officers insurance. issues concerning securities law disclosure obligations. internal investigations. government investigations (SEC, FINRA or state). Board or shareholder disputes. M&A, takeovers,
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  • CORPORATE

    Our practice includes clients in all stages of business, from advising startup companies in search of financing, to representing clients in transactions and ongoing capitalization efforts, to serving as counsel in ongoing corporate governance, succession planning, or mergers and acquisitions. The Nick Yocca Law Firm corporate attorneys have broad experience in
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  • REAL PROPERTY

    Real Estate Transactions Our real estate practice involves all aspects of real property for companies throughout their life cycle, from start-up to public company. acquisition. financing. development. construction. disposition. leasing. limited liability companies.
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  • ESTATE PLANNING

    We do trusts and estates.  Should I try to avoid probate? Do yourself and your family a favor and engage an expert estate or elder law attorney to do a proper estate plan for you.  Why is it always a good idea to have a will and living trust?  If
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  • PRIVACY AND CYBERLAW

    We help companies with compliance issues relating to privacy, cybersecurity,e-commerce, social media, advertising practices, consumer disclosures, warranties and other consumer protection matters. Crisis management strategies: Coordinating breach notification responses and other regulatory obligations Liaising with federal government, state law enforcement and regulatory officials Assisting companies with prompt and effective media
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