18 07, 2019

SCOTUS RULING STRIKES DOWN BAN ON SCANDALOUS AND IMMORAL TRADEMARKS

By | 2019-07-18T13:13:13-08:00 July 18th, 2019|trademark, Trademark, Trademarks & Copyrights, Uncategorized|Comments Off on SCOTUS RULING STRIKES DOWN BAN ON SCANDALOUS AND IMMORAL TRADEMARKS

For decades the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) has refused to register trademarks consisting of words or symbols deemed “immoral’ or ‘scandalous’, in accordance with Section 2(a) of The Lanham Act.  In recent weeks, however, the Supreme Court of the United States struck down this long-held prohibition when it ruled that the refusal to [...]

29 06, 2018

Is it Copyright Infringement? Let’s Find Out

By | 2019-05-22T12:25:10-08:00 June 29th, 2018|Civil Litigation, Commercial Ligitation, copyright, Copyright, Intellectual Property, Trademarks & Copyrights|Comments Off on Is it Copyright Infringement? Let’s Find Out

When you produce a unique work from your own vision and ideas, naturally, you are inclined to protect it from being reproduced and/or attributed to someone else. The self-fulfillment of contributing to the world is the reason creative expression has been at the heart of culture since the beginning of time. Factor in the potential [...]

17 04, 2018

What to Look for in a Business Attorney

By | 2019-08-01T08:32:04-08:00 April 17th, 2018|Business Law, Business Litigation, Commercial Law, Contract law, Corporate Law, Family Law, Labor & Employment Law, Trademarks & Copyrights|Comments Off on What to Look for in a Business Attorney

Every business owner needs a reliable business lawyer. You have seen the articles – including our own – outlining what to look for in a business attorney. Experience, expertise, communication, professionalism, and availability are absolute musts. But what if you’re considering several different attorneys who all appear to have the foundational traits? Let us help [...]

14 02, 2017

CONSIDERATIONS IN CHOOSING A TRADEMARK

By | 2017-09-11T05:47:10-08:00 February 14th, 2017|Trademarks & Copyrights|Comments Off on CONSIDERATIONS IN CHOOSING A TRADEMARK

The process of developing a successful brand for your business can be difficult and overwhelming.  One must consider a variety of factors, including the products or services that will be associated with a specific mark and decide how to effectively market them with a strong, unique brand, such that consumers will develop trust and goodwill [...]