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Why Every Business Owner, Entrepreneur, and Creative Should Care About Intellectual Property Rights *Attorney Advertising*

In my experience as an intellectual property attorney, I’ve found that the majority of business owners and entrepreneurs end up creating legal plans and only include the security and maintenance of their intellectual property rights as an afterthought, as a fluke or accident, or not at all. […]

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How to Transfer Ownership of Your Patents Following a Medical Crisis or Death *Attorney Advertising*

Inventors are often presented with many opportunities to sell or transfer ownership of their patents.  Usually, a proposal of this sort is a happy and joyful occurrence, meaning that the inventor is nearing a payday and receiving affirmation that their idea or invention could provide a valuable […]

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How Foreign Businesses Can Protect Their Intellectual Property Rights in The United States *Attorney Advertising*

In today’s obviously global (and seemingly universal) marketplace, it is understandable that some business owners and entrepreneurs are surprised to learn that their intellectual property is not automatically protected in other countries.  Patents, trademarks, and the like are territorial, meaning that they need to be registered in […]

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™ or ®: What’s the Difference? ** Attorney Advertising **

Trademarks are distinctive names or symbols of companies, products, or services that distinguish one company’s goods or services from that of their competitors. Registration of a mark helps to deter others from using the same name or symbol to market their own products. There are multiple symbols […]

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The Benefits of Using a Watch Service to “Police and Protect” Your Trademarks from Future Infringements ** Attorney Advertising **

There’s a common misconception among business owners and entrepreneurs that once you receive a trademark that covers your name or brand, you are fully protected and nothing further needs to be done from an intellectual property perspective. Not so. The truth is that registering your trademark with […]

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So Much Beer! So Few Names. | New York and Charleston Trademark Lawyer

The craft beer industry is booming! It seems as though new microbreweries are popping up every day. Going into a store for beer requires its own definition of terms and an hour or more of contemplation and browsing time. With this growth comes a high demand for […]

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Intellectual Property Lawyer Warns, “You May Not Own the Rights to Work Created by an Independent Contractor”

As a small business owner, you may have utilized the services of an independent contractor to handle creative tasks such as writing, graphic design, and website design. Since you paid for the final product, you may have also assumed that you own the work they produced and […]

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The Infringement I Caught On Camera in Mexico

I’m back from a trip to Mexico, and I snapped this shot to share with you.  This shoe brand logo looks strikingly similar to Nike’s, doesn’t it? Every time I travel to another country, I’m shocked by the infringements and counterfeits I see of US brands.  So […]

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The Entrepreneur’s Litmus Test for Intellectual Property | Brooklyn and Charleston Trademark Attorney

Entrepreneurs have a keen understanding that time and money are important assets for their company. However, a lot of entrepreneurs don’t include their intellectual property in that list. In fact, many small business owners don’t even consider whether or not they have intellectual property. This leaves a […]

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IP Lawyer Answers, “Should I Register My Trademark?” – Attorney Advertising

If you’ve recently started a business, you may be wondering what steps you should take to protect your new venture. This may include registering a trademark that you create to distinguish your business from others. Depending on the stage your business is in, you may already have […]

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