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Boutique and Niche Cosmetics: Should You Apply for a Patent for Your Formula? **Attorney Advertising**

Entrepreneurship has its benefits, and for those following their passion and working hard, it’s possible to make a living doing what they love. With sites like Shopify, Amazon, Ebay, and Etsy, it’s easier than ever for a cosmetic formulator to create and sell products to the public. […]

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Trademarks and Food ** Attorney Advertising **

Food products are subject to steep competition, especially with our culture’s ever-increasing interest in food and cuisine. Producers, manufacturers, and other artisans are continually fighting for shelf space and the attention of the consumer.  A great way to make your product stand out in the crowd is […]

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Patent Pending: How Much Protection? **Attorney Advertising **

You’ve created something brilliant, and now you’re in the long process of getting a patent. It may be years before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) grants your patent, so what do you do? The good news is that you can still market your patent pending […]

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Is Satire or Mimicking a Trademark Protected under Fair Use? **Attorney Advertising**

Freedom of expression means that the government doesn’t interfere with an individual’s right to express their thoughts or feelings, so long as the expression doesn’t invoke or cause any immediate harm or danger. You can’t yell “fire” in a crowded theater, but you can create an entire […]

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Fair Use of Trademarks **Attorney Advertising**

A trademark is a word or symbol that distinguishes one business, product, or service from all other similar businesses, products, and services. Misuse of another’s trademark is a legal violation. However, there are instances when another party can use someone else’s trademark without getting in trouble if […]

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What’s a Provisional Application for Patent? **Attorney Advertising**

Patent infringement is a costly problem for inventors and businesses, and by the time the problem is discovered, it can be very costly to litigate and solve for all parties involved. However, there is a way to ensure that inventors can stake their claim as the first […]

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What You Can Do to Avoid Trademark Dilution **Attorney Advertising**

A strong trademark is likely to keep your product from being confused with another, but it can still cause harm to your brand if someone else uses your trademark to sell something unrelated to your product or service. You may be on the lookout for others who […]

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It’s More than just the Words, Colors Matter in Trademarks, Too **Attorney Advertising**

There’s more to a trademark than just a name. What do Tiffany blue, Motorola magenta, Owens Corning pink, Cadbury purple, UPS brown, and Barbie pink have in common? All these colors are trademarked. When colors are specifically associated with a certain company, in a certain industry, offering […]

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Do I Need to Pay Attention to this Business Notice, or is it a Scam? **Attorney Advertising **

Whenever I register a trademark or help a client incorporate their business, I warn that solicitations will start coming to the business owner fast and furious via mail and email. This is because once you file, your info is publicly available and other businesses will begin to […]

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Trademarking Your Name: Why, When, and How **Attorney Advertising**

It comes as no surprise that celebrities and public figures often trademark their names. After all, their names make them money. Celebrities and public figures have to maintain tight control of their brand (i.e. themselves and their images) from being misused, confused, misrepresented, or diluted. However, name […]

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