Intellectual Property Investigation & Brand Protection Services
At Vaudra International, we support our clients’ IP initiatives and related investigative needs, through modern, relevant & effective brand protection strategies.
Invaluable intellectual property resource with global reach & practical solutions
Whatever your perspective, we provide investigative solutions tailored to address the trademark owner, brand or counsel’s IP concerns & corporate objectives. Our clients benefit from our breadth of experience, ingenuity & industry knowledge.
What we do
Our focus is reaching your IP & brand protection goals effectively.
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SUBJECTS INVESTIGATED GLOBALLY
Engaging us will be the easiest thing you do today.
- Initiate – We connect on your objectives, parameters & questions to determine the most effective strategy forward.
- Execute – Our team launches into your investigation with focused intention, openly communicating our progress & findings.
- Evaluate – Armed with the facts, the ball is in your court. We are game to support your next move or retarget if the goalpost moves.
- Cultivate – Each interaction is a new opportunity to prove our value. We strive to be your go-to resource every time, everyday.
The greatest efficiencies are built from time & trust
Our passion for the Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) industry, investigations and building client relationships is evident in each case and every communication.
What clients say about our intellectual property services
Vaudra is dedicated to understanding your IP protection needs and chasing down every last bit of information required to help the IP owner make the right decision. Vaudra is also my go-to for Customs questions and training information.Trademark & Copyright CounselAtlanta, GA
The Vaudra team has been a pleasure to work with. They have consistently made themselves available. Vaudra’s dedication and knowledge to preventing fraudulent online sales has eliminated the counterfeits that I was facing on Amazon.Director of Sales & MarketingManufacturer in North Carolina
Vaudra has provided valuable skill and expertise in collecting hard evidence and proof to start legal proceedings. The most noteworthy aspect was the speed in which they were able to become operative from initial contact. They really know their work.Head of IP DepartmentMultinational company in Italy
Vaudra is the best investigation firm in many ways – especially considering the ease of communication & adapting to our workflows. It is hard to find investigators who offer the same white glove service that our clients expect of us, but Vaudra has it in spades.Partner, Trademark / Brand EnforcementAm Law 200 Firm, New York, NY
Their work product is absolutely amazing. What the Vaudra team uncovered & complied in 5 days, I have not been able to accomplish in many months. Incredible.Global Diversion Team LeadFortune 500 Company, Cincinnati, OH
We have worked with Vaudra for over a decade & would never have a reason to use another investigator. Their attention to detail & customer service are unparalleled. Moreover, the associated costs compared to the volume & quality of their work showcases true value.IP & Corporate CounselLos Angeles, CA
Unlike most investigative firms, Vaudra offers a unique perspective & different mentality, developing strategies that are completely outside the box. I have had a very successful career largely because of their work.Partner, Trademark/Brand ManagementAm Law 100 Firm, New York, NY
Vaudra's speed & focus to get to the bottom of this brand protection issue, which has been a thorn in our side for years, was outstanding. On budget, on time & exceeded expectations. A great return on shareholder investment. This is fantastic stuff.General CounselFortune 500 Company, Cincinnati, OH
We appreciate their collaborative approach and the excellent work they consistently perform for our firm & clients. We greatly value our relationship with the entire Vaudra team.Business Owner, Finance & Corporate Security ExecutiveWilmington, NC
Vaudra is the gold standard for brand enforcement & investigations - but they are so much more. The team offers creative & strategic solutions to help make the mess of brand enforcement in our digital economy manageable. Would highly recommend to anyone facing IP & brand protection issues.Partner, Trademark / Brand Management1 of Top 100 U.S. Patent Law Firms, New York, NY
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Covering Some Basics
Frequently Asked Questions
Intellectual property (IP) refers to ideas & creations of one’s imagination that give birth to inventions, art, literature, designs, images, symbols & names. Intellectual property is what helps make a company or brand unique, stand out & be distinguishable from another.
The main types are trademarks, copyrights, patents & trade secrets. Each relates to a unique area of IP that is protectable in different ways. Trademarks, copyrights & patents may be registered to record ownership. The process to record rights to include what, when & how it may be registered, varies by jurisdiction.
Examples are many of the iconic names, symbols & phrases that you associate with your favorite product or brand, whether Nike’s swoosh & “Just Do It” or McDonald’s Golden Arches. More unusual examples of intellectual property include colors like Tiffany Blue, sounds like the one between scenes on Law & Order, or scent like the smell of Play-Doh.
IP investigations are cases related to potential intellectual property, like trademarks, trade dress, copyrights, or design & utility patents.
IP investigators are private investigators who specialize in intellectual property cases. From their relevant knowledge & experience, they will have a comprehensive understanding of the evidence that often makes or breaks these types of cases – & are likely to offer more value to positively impact the outcome. In any field, there are intrinsic benefits of collaborating with subject matter experts.
Vaudra helps companies & brands protect their IP by compiling evidence to defend a trademark owner’s intellectual property rights. You don’t know what you don’t know. As investigators, we aim to bridge that gap, uncovering the facts impacting your intellectual property so that you make informed decisions on potential next steps.
In a world where the unscrupulous are eager to profit from your ideas, you need help to retain & protect the value of those assets. Whether involving attorneys, law enforcement, other service providers or (ideally) a combination, investigators are an invaluable resource to incorporate.
One will flounder without the other. Brand protection is a comprehensive term for the process & actions rights owners take to protect their intellectual property (IP). Registering intellectual property is critical to make brand protection possible.
We look forward to connecting with you
We are eager to learn about your IP challenges and explore how we may help resolve them. Here to answer your questions, discuss your needs or brainstorm where/how/if we may add value to your efforts, all inquiries are confidential. Free consultations are available, no obligations.