Most business owners understand that their brand is critical to their reputation and generating goodwill among their existing and potential customers. They may even have a vague sense that there are some actions they can take to protect that brand, such as applying to...
When a new client calls about a project or question regarding their mark, they are often apologetic. “Sorry, I don’t know much about trademarks and the registration process,” they will tell me. While I appreciate their willingness to learn and provide me with relevant...
Early in my career, I worked with large companies, including a Hollywood studio and major automotive brand who spent millions of dollars annually to enforce their trademark rights. Since I began practicing law, that budget has only increased. As trademark owners with...
In a previous article, we reviewed the top three questions about Trademarks and Trademark Law that we typically hear from new clients. For clients who have some familiarity with trademarks, there are other questions that come up quite regularly. In this article, we...
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...
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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