It is usually a good indication to me that a topic should be covered when I receive the same question several times in a row and within a short period of time. The question most recently focuses on trademark law. How do you let the world know you have a valid trademark? Why do some … Continue reading
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Should I Register My Trademark Without an Attorney?
I often get questions along the lines of, “Can I do this myself?” Most recently the questions center around, “Can I attempt a trademark registration of my name/logo/brand?” Admittedly, I do play for Team Lawyer; however, even if I did not play for the team, I would still answer with a strong “No Way!” Just … Continue reading
What’s the Value in a State Issued Trademark?
The Mississippi Secretary of State tweeted the following this week: Mississippi SOS (@MississippiSOS) 3/19/14, 4:38 PM MS was recognized by the International Trademarks Association for having the most progressive trademark laws nationwide. #WhyMSBusiness While any recognition is great, my initial reaction when I read the tweet was “Who cares?” My second thought was “Why would a business register … Continue reading
Should I Register My Trademark?
Do you need to register a trademark with the United States Trademark Office to protect the name of your film company, band name, record label or clothing logo? The phrase trademark has worked its way into the general discourse of American culture to mean anything from a brand to a name to a logo. Technically … Continue reading