Intellectual Property Crimes — Louisiana

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New Orleans Intellectual Property Criminal Defense


Elizabeth B. Carpenter, Esq. — New Orleans Intellectual Property Crime Attorney

If you or a loved one is being investigated for a white collar crime in the New Orleans area, contact Law Office of Elizabeth B. Carpenter, Esq.  We have the experience and dedication that your case needs.

Offenses Against Intellectual Property  —  La R.S. 14:73.2

An offense against intellectual property is the intentional:

(1)  Destruction, insertion, or modification, without consent, of intellectual property; or

(2)  Disclosure, use, copying, taking, or accessing, without consent, of intellectual property.

Whoever commits an offense against intellectual property shall be fined not more than $500, or imprisoned for not more than 6 months, or both, for commission of the offense.

However, when the damage or loss amounts to a value of $500.00 or more, the offender may be fined not more than $10,000, or imprisoned with or without hard labor, for not more than 5 years, or both.  


Elizabeth B. Carpenter, Esq. — New Orleans Intellectual Property Crime Attorney  Serving Orleans, Jefferson, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. John, St. Tammany, Plaquemines Parishes!

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