When we begin working with a client for trademark registration for the first time, there are several questions we encounter quite regularly. In an effort to help anyone who is new to protecting their brand have a better understanding about the work, here are my top...
From punchlines to tweets and meme themes, most everyone has a moment where they were told “You should trademark that!” However, despite what you may have been led to believe, simply using a phrase in social media, on a t-shirt, tote bag, or coffee mug does not...
Just like other government entities, the US Patent & Trademark Office (PTO) is designated to conduct regular audits of their system to ensure that both their system and users are in compliance with the set rules. As the owner of a registered trademark, you may...
Your brand is an important part of your business...whether you call it your brand, your name, trademark or logo, it identifies your company, separating you from your competition. Purchasing decisions are made based on brand names and its reputation. From your local...
Are you starting a business? Or maybe you have an existing business? The first step for most aspiring entrepreneurs is registration of their new business name with the local secretary of state’s office. If a new business venture uses a name that is not the same as the...
From Wicked Good Cupcakes® to Squatty Potty®, the tv series Shark Tank® has taken some of the most innovative ideas from entrepreneurs and turned them into sensational hits in the market. Each of the “sharks” who presents an offer to the inventor is a successful...
Your business reputation is everything. The good will you generate is a result of hard work, excellent customer service and quality work. The last thing you need is another business trading on your name.
While no one wants to spend resources simply to maintain what belongs to them, failure to enforce the rights in your brand can lead to the loss of those rights.
Finding that perfect domain name is challenging. It seems like the best ones have been taken, or, even more frustrating, they are for sale for an outrageous amount of money.
Stop infringers from hurting your business by winning back control over your mark. Our experienced team can help you with the legal process to force a third party to turn over their infringing domain name.
Your brand is your most valuable asset. Treat it that way by putting it in the hands of an expert, someone who understands your goals and your challenges.
With over 20 years of experience in trademark law, we are the experts your brand deserves. We keep up with all the changes in the law and the markets. We know (and mitigate) the risks to your brand and your business.
The threat of litigation. Nothing strikes fear in a business owner more than the possibility of endless legal bills and the time that a lawsuit takes from running your business.
Understanding the motivations of the parties involved can lead to better results. We have worked both sides – representing the large Fortune 500 companies as well as the small business owners.
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