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14 02, 2017

CONSIDERATIONS IN CHOOSING A TRADEMARK

By | 2017-09-11T05:47:10+00:00 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 [...]

25 07, 2016

Maximizing Your Business Profits by Licensing Your Intellectual Property

By | 2017-09-11T06:11:11+00:00 July 25th, 2016|Trademarks & Copyrights|Comments Off on Maximizing Your Business Profits by Licensing Your Intellectual Property

So you are an entrepreneur who started a successful business by bringing to life an idea that resulted in an amazing product or service. Congratulations! As part of your success, you have likely developed intellectual property and associated goodwill for these products or services.  However, are you maximizing your profits from these assets? Intellectual property [...]

17 06, 2016

COPYRIGHT REGISTRATION – A PREREQUISITE FOR INFRINGEMENT LITIGATION

By | 2017-09-11T06:13:04+00:00 June 17th, 2016|Trademarks & Copyrights|Comments Off on COPYRIGHT REGISTRATION – A PREREQUISITE FOR INFRINGEMENT LITIGATION

This article discusses the importance of registering copyrights in order to provide business owners and authors significant benefits, including statutory damages and reimbursement for attorneys’ fees, in the event someone infringes on their copyrights. A vital asset of many businesses consists of copyrights. Title 17 of the United States Code, commonly known as the federal [...]

15 04, 2016

TRADEMARK MAINTENANCE: How Do I Maintain a Registration?

By | 2017-09-11T06:16:09+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 [...]