Hawaiian coffee farmers have alleged that Kroger has breached a settlement agreement to stop selling falsely labeled “Kona” coffee and urged a Washington federal judge to order the grocery chain to turn over sales records so the farmers can calculate the damages.
Copyright law provides the primary means of protecting original artistic works, including artworks in any media, architectural design, film, music, books, and more. Karr Tuttle Campbell attorneys can help with every aspect of copyright law, including copyright registration, deriving value from a copyright, and asserting copyright protections. We want to ensure that your intellectual property works for you. To that end, we will take the time to learn about your creation. We will listen to your objectives. We will provide customized guidance about whether copyright registration is the right step for you. If it is, we will assist with every step, including the completion and filing of necessary documentation.
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