Northern Virginia Copyright Lawyers

Copyright Protection Attorneys Helping Businesses in Washington, DC, Virginia and Maryland
Copyright protection grants the exclusive right to use, distribute, or reproduce a work. If anyone else wishes to use your company’s copyrighted material, they must pay you for that privilege. At General Counsel, P.C., our experienced intellectual property (IP) lawyers work with emerging growth businesses in the DC area to determine what should be copyrighted in order to give the company the best return on its investment.

Protection from Copyright Infringement
Copyright law is a subset of intellectual property law. It protects original works of expression. When obtained correctly, copyright prevents others from copying:

  1. Literary works
  2. Musical works
  3. Sound recordings
  4. Dramatic works
  1. Choreography
  2. Pictorial, graphic and sculptural works
  3. Motion pictures and other audiovisual works

In addition to copyright infringement protection, our firm assists businesses with the full spectrum of intellectual property protection from patent infringement, trademark violations, and trade secret protection.

Copyright Litigation Attorneys
As the author of copyrighted material, you retain certain rights but those rights are only as strong as your willingness to protect them. If someone else has reproduced, copied, distributed or otherwise performed your copyrighted work, you need an experienced copyright litigation attorney to protect your interests in and out of the courtroom. We will fight to ensure you are compensated and that the violation of your rights does not continue.

Contact a Virginia Copyright Infringement Lawyer
Whether you have created a play, logos, video games, movies, songs, or a book, we can help with your copyright protection. Contact our McLean office by e-mail or call 703.556.0411 to set up a consultation, We provide comprehensive copyright representation to clients throughout Virginia and the Washington, D.C. metro area.


Whether you are establishing a new business or you are a large corporation seeking outside counsel, we are well-positioned to meet the legal needs of your business.

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Our team of attorneys is dedicated to ensuring that your company stays on track to achieve its business objectives. We strive to build a partnership with you and your business, remaining on call as you grow your operation and are faced with new opportunities and new challenges.