area of practice

Copyright and Licensing


Norvell IP assists clients with obtaining protection for all types of original works of authorship. We have experience not only with traditional types of creative works but also with protection of electronic media and enforcement of rights on the Internet.  Norvell IP attorneys provide opinions regarding all aspects of copyright law, including protectability, fair use, enforcement, assignments and licensing.  We also have thorough knowledge of the copyright registration process.  

Norvell IP can also assist with international copyright protection and enforcement issues to ensure maximum protection of rights under international treaties. Our firm works with associates around the world to ensure that its clients’ copyrights are protected.

Representative cases handled by Norvell IP attorneys

  • Represented JCPenney in federal court copyright infringement action
  • Counsel to Alliance Holding Company Ltd., an international financial services company, on copyright protection issues for its publications and websites
  • Counsel to AtHome America, Inc. in development of copyright registration program for new product line


Norvell IP brings a wealth of experience in brand management, trademark licensing and trademark protection. Norvell IP attorneys have experience managing corporate trademark licensing for Fortune 500 companies. From major brand licensing to the licensing of artwork, Norvell IP attorneys have done it all.

Representative cases handled by Norvell IP attorneys

  • Worked with Robert Trent Jones, Jr. setting up a comprehensive golf apparel license on behalf of the renowned golf course designer
  • Counseled Perry Ellis in connection with numerous apparel brand licensing matters