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26 04, 2017

BATTLING A TRADEMARK INFRINGEMENT LAWSUIT

By | 2017-04-26T11:47:41+00:00 April 26th, 2017|Civil Litigation, Intellectual Property, Trademark, Uncategorized|Comments Off on BATTLING A TRADEMARK INFRINGEMENT LAWSUIT

What is trademark infringement? In a nutshell, trademark infringement is the unlawful use of an established trademark or a confusingly similar one with the same or similar goods or services. Depending on the circumstances, a trademark owner who believes its mark is being infringed may file a civil lawsuit in either state or federal court. [...]

9 09, 2016

YOU CAN STOP TRADEMARK INFRINGMENT

By | 2017-04-03T23:09:27+00:00 September 9th, 2016|Copyright, Trademark|Comments Off on YOU CAN STOP TRADEMARK INFRINGMENT

You have gone through the painstaking process of starting a business, developing a brand for your business, namely, your business’ trademark, invested significant time and resources into this development, and suddenly you discover another business is using your exact trademark or a similar one. What can you do? What are the Elements of a Trademark [...]

15 04, 2016

TRADEMARK MAINTENANCE: How Do I Maintain a Registration?

By | 2016-12-14T11:28:20+00:00 April 15th, 2016|Intellectual Property, trademark, Trademark, Trademarks & Copyrights|Comments Off on TRADEMARK MAINTENANCE: How Do I Maintain a Registration?

A Trademark is a Living Asset If you have a registered trademark with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”), you have taken a very important step in protecting your businesses’ brand.  However, what happens after you receive that registration?  Do you own your trademark forever?  Not exactly.  Once you have obtained a federal [...]

21 03, 2016

Remedies for Cybersquatting

By | 2016-12-14T12:04:24+00:00 March 21st, 2016|Asset Protection, Business Law, Business Litigation, Commercial Law, Intellectual Property|Comments Off on Remedies for Cybersquatting

Introduction Have you ever noticed that when a person or business name becomes popular or well-known, there’s often an unrelated third party prepared to park or register website domains in the name of that person or business? In many such cases, the third party’s objective involves making an easy profit by holding the domains “hostage” [...]

27 07, 2015

Top 10 Reasons to Register Your Trademark

By | 2015-07-27T08:07:29+00:00 July 27th, 2015|Asset Protection, Business Law, Intellectual Property, Trademarks & Copyrights|Comments Off on Top 10 Reasons to Register Your Trademark

Many of our clients ask us, “What are the benefits of registering my trademark?  Don’t I already own my trademark when I start using it?”  Generally speaking, this is a true statement. However, while you do obtain common law rights by using your trademark, our intellectual property law attorneys can tell you that formally registering it [...]