Anyone who has worked in an intellectual or creative endeavor knows that many new works build to one degree or another on the earlier work of others. But getting a head start by leveraging the intellectual work product of another is potentially problematic. When does inspiration cross over into infringement or a breach of scholarly integrity? The lawyer's answer is: it depends.
Cincinnati, OH - February 8, 2019 - Cincinnati intellectual property law firm Wood Herron & Evans is proud to announce that Sean Owens has been promoted to Partner in the firm's Branding & Content Practice Group. Sean joined the firm as an associate in 2010, practicing trademark and copyright law and working with a network of foreign counsel on domestic and international intellectual property matters. Sean handles a wide variety of registration and enforcement matters for both trademarks and copyrights, as well as assisting clients in related fields involving media, advertising, privacy, and the internet.