Quick Tips for Creating a Branding Guide **Attorney Advertising**

A Branding Guide is a document that contains the dos and don’ts of representing your brand. It answers all the key questions about how you should use your logo, colors, fonts, and other visuals in order to maintain a consistent look and feel across all your marketing materials. Branding guidelines make it easier for you […]

Do I Need a Separate Trademark for My Name and Logo? **Attorney Advertising**

If you’re trying to decide whether to trademark your name as a logo or just the words themselves, it’s important to understand the benefits and drawbacks of each option. What Is a Trademark? Let’s start by identifying what a trademark is. A trademark can be any word, phrase, symbol, design, or combination of these things […]

Should I Copyright My Entire Website? **Attorney Advertising**

Most people don’t realize that in the United States, creative works are protected by copyright law by default. That means that whenever you create something unique in a tangible medium, like website content, it’s automatically owned by you. However, this “default” right may not give you the legal recourse or compensation you desire if someone […]

Branding and Trademarks: Keep These 3 Tips in Mind **Attorney Advertising**

Developing a memorable brand that can also be protected legally can be a difficult process. Not only does it involve selecting a name that is unique in your industry or among your class of goods or services, but there are additional steps one must take to legally protect and safeguard the brand over time. While […]

3 Steps to Protect Ownership of Your Social Media Accounts **Attorney Advertising**

It’s not uncommon for employees or consultants to run a company’s socials media. But, without careful attention to the details, this arrangement can cause trouble for the business or brand if the person running the account decides to quit or gets fired in the future. The nightmare scenario that we unfortunately see too often is […]

What are the characteristics of a good trademark? ** Attorney Advertising**

Not all trademarks that receive trademark protection are considered “good” or “strong” marks. Many businesses or brands make the mistake of registering weak trademarks that often cause legal and financial headaches down the road. It is for this reason and others that we tell clients that in addition to making sure your desired mark can […]