Intellectual Property Crimes — Louisiana

  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 [...]

Illegal Use of Counterfeit Trademark — Louisiana Law

  Illegal Use of Counterfeit Trademark No person shall knowingly sell, possess with the intent to sell, or otherwise transfer for compensation anything of value having a counterfeit trademark. "Person" shall include an individual, corporation, partnership, association, or other body of persons, whether incorporated or not. "Counterfeit trademark" shall mean a false trademark that is identical to or substantially indistinguishable from: A genuine trademark registered on the principal register in the United States Patent and Trademark Office and used or intended for use on or in connection with goods or services; or A genuine trademark specifically protected by any state [...]

White Collar Crime Defense Attorney

  New Orleans White Collar Crime Attorney Winning criminal cases requires a winning trial strategy. While many criminal cases are resolved before trial, in either a dismissal or favorable plea settlement, it is fundamental that every case be treated from the outset as a case that will go to trial. This means two things. First: your criminal defense lawyer must be prepared for trial. This enables her to advise you on your chances of winning at trial because she is prepared. Second: your lawyer must know what the best possible plea deal is in your case so they can help [...]