How to Stop Others from Stealing Your Blog Content **Attorney Advertising**

Are you worried about others stealing your blog content and passing it off as their own?  There are a number of steps you can take to not only deter unauthorized use of your online content, but to quickly catch acts of theft and hold the offenders accountable if it’s discovered. Step 1: Get in The […]

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 many of us business owners are focused on […]

Beware of Trademark Certificate Scams

“Intellectually Protecting Your Property®” is the tagline of our law practice. Since we are in the business of intellectual property, we had our tagline officially trademarked. We recently received our trademark certificate. Of course this is good news for us, but it is also an opportunity to tell you about a scam that’s currently happening […]

Pesky Counterfeiters Steal Market Share

Products and services are always being counterfeited and technological advancements have actually simplified the process for infringing designers.  The Internet has made the purchase of counterfeit goods accessible to anyone with a mouse and keyboard. Protecting a company’s patents, copyrights, and trademarks can be very complicated. To learn more about how companies are fighting back, […]

If You Sell Your Company Do You Still Have Rights to the Company’s Trademark?

A gentleman owned a phone-book business under the name AMTEL. He later sold the business and the business was sold again to Yellowbook. The original gentleman started another phone-book company and again used the name AMTEL. He was sued by Yellowbook for trademark infringement. The seller believed that he as an individual jointly owned the […]