Copyright Infringement

Copyright infringement lawsuits make big news when it involves major players in corporate America. Recent news featured Reebok lawsuit settlement with Nike to stop selling New York Jets football apparel with the name of the team’s popular new quarterback, Tim Tebow. Google and Oracle in the past year fought in the courts over patent infringements. And, in 2011, movie star Sylvester Stallone was accused in a lawsuit of copying another writer’s screenplay.

These are but a few of the types of suits that stem from alleged intellectual property infringement, with the need for insurance protection becoming more prevalent today as more business is transacted over the Internet.

A.D. Martin Commercial Insurance offers clients Intellectual Property coverage to protect you or your company from losses that may arise from copyright, trademark, and patent infringement.

Coverage also protects against libel, slander, unfair competition, and misappropriation of advertising ideas as they occur in business, and which include those events associated with Internet commerce, computer-generated transmissions, and telecasts, to name just a few.

Copyright Infringement is not covered under your standard business policy and a lawsuit can be very costly to defend. We’ll review your exposure to this risk and determine the type of coverage your business requires.

We’ll help you protect one of your company’s most valuable asset: intellectual property.

A.D. Martin provides business insurance throughout the counties of Atlantic, Cape May, Gloucester, Salem, Cumberland, Camden and Burlington in New Jersey; New Castle County in Delaware; and Chester, Philadelphia and Delaware Counties in Pennsylvania.