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This Etsy Entrepreneur Claims Target Stole Her Trendy Tank Top Design
Stay-at-home mompreneur Melissa Lay was shocked to discover that Target is selling a T-shirt nearly identical to the one she handprints out of her Oregon garage.
Why File Design Patents? Modern Uses of a Classic Form of Intellectual Property.
Today's smart companies -- big and small -- are using them as part of a comprehensive IP strategy.
When It Comes to Knockoffs, Imitation Is the Costliest Form of Flattery
Trademarks and patents are far from perfect protection but they are, literally, the least a business can do to protect itself from counterfeiters.
9 Affordable and Effective Ways to Protect Your Entrepreneurial Vision
The idea that will make you rich likely needs to be protected long before you are rich.
Protect Your Brand, Oprah Style: 5 Legal Strategies She Uses (And You Should, Too)
Besides investing in trademarking strategies, a chief component and underlying thread to Oprah's mega-success is keeping her brand strong by preventing dilution.
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How to Conduct a Patent Search to Make Sure Your Brilliant Invention Doesn't Already Exist (Infographic)
A step-by-step guide on how to find out if your invention has already been patented. We're crossing our fingers it hasn't.
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14 Amazingly Free Stock Photo Websites
Looking for the perfect image for your next project? Try some of these free online resources.
Have a Brilliant Idea? How to Keep it Safe. (Infographic)
From patents to trademarks to copyrights, here is an overview of what you can legally do to protect your intellectual property.
It's Official: You Can't Copyright a Selfie Taken By a Monkey
Just in case you were wondering.
Protect Your Original Work From Copycats With Copyrights
Copyrighting your content is as commonsense as locking your car.
Attorney Confession: Those Little TM and (R) Symbols Are More Important Than I Thought
Nobody knows everything, even in their own field. This lawyer got herself into trademark difficulty that a few simple steps would have avoided.
Why Protecting Intellectual Property Is Crucial to Business Success on 5 Counts
An ounce of prevention can be really worth the investment.
How the Library of Congress Images Can Add Pop to Your Fourth of July Posts
Surprisingly, the Library of Congress offers a whole plethora of photographs to help your content stand out -- and not just on the Fourth of July. But you need to be careful not to violate any copyright laws.
Aereo Pauses Service, Says 'Journey Is Far From Done'
Despite a devastating loss in U.S. Supreme court, founder Chet Kanojia promises to press on. But his options remain unclear.
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