Disclaimer: A speed to market model is vital to L&M's success and is the nucleus of their competitive advantage. It is with this model that L&M dedicates resources and invests heavily in research, design and product development.
To ensure product with a unique point of view, differentiated from the general marketplace, delivered and executed pre-peak L&M conducts all of their own research and creates their own design and development internally. In order to protect those ideas, designs, and processes L&M is thorough when it comes to intellectual property protection and enforcement. The designers are trained internally and by outside counsel on the basics of branding, trademark law and copyrights. All designs are submitted for copyright registration and L&M's trademarks and slogans are filed with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.