Trademarks

News and Articles About Trademarks

Legal Center

Whose Trademark Is It Anyway?

Our expert speaks to the nuances of trademark law.
Nina Kaufman
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How to Avoid Trademark Infringement
Ask the Expert

How to Avoid Trademark Infringement

Infringing on someone else's trademark is no laughing matter. Attorney Doug Wolf offers up advice on what entrepreneurs need to know about trademark infringement.
Doug Wolf
Counteracting Copyright and Trademark Infringement Online
Copyrights

Counteracting Copyright and Trademark Infringement Online

Take protective measures and find out how enforcement actions can provide your businesss relief.
Darin Klemchuk
When Entrepreneurs Should Be Concerned About Copyrighting and Trademarking
Legal Center

When Entrepreneurs Should Be Concerned About Copyrighting and Trademarking

Dealing with legalities like copyright and trademarks can be a confusing (and costly) matter for entrepreneurs. Our expert attorney Doug Wolf provides some insight into this gray area.
Doug Wolf
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When It Makes Sense to Hire a Patent Attorney
Patents

When It Makes Sense to Hire a Patent Attorney

While patent attorneys can be costly, they can help protect your ideas and work, which can save you money down the road.
Doug Wolf
3 Routes to Register Your Business Name
Legal Center

3 Routes to Register Your Business Name

Your name is your brand, so it's important to protect it. Oh, and it's the law.
Nellie Akalp
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Have a Burning Business Question? Ask the Expert: Doug Wolf.
Legal Center

Have a Burning Business Question? Ask the Expert: Doug Wolf.

Attorney Doug Wolf wants to answer your big startup questions about trademarks, copyright, due diligence and working with venture groups.
Andrea Huspeni
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What Sochi Can Teach Us About Trademarks
Growth Strategies

What Sochi Can Teach Us About Trademarks

When it was announced that Sochi would be the home of the 2014 Olympics, the International Olympic Committee jumped into motion, filing numerous trademark applications to protect the Olympic brand. While your startup doesn't have the global presence of the Olympics, here are some tips on how to protect your brand.
Keeping Your Intellectual Property Safe and Sound
Technology

Keeping Your Intellectual Property Safe and Sound

Whether they know it or not, almost all startups possess some sort of intellectual property. Here are a few ways to protect these IP secrets.
Mary Juetten
App Developer to Facebook: We Had 'Paper' First
Technology

App Developer to Facebook: We Had 'Paper' First

FiftyThree, which created its own award-winning app entitled Paper in 2012, may take legal action against Facebook for its much-ballyhooed new reader app of the same name.
Geoff Weiss
Sweet Victory: Candy Crush Developer Trademarks the Word 'Candy'
Technology

Sweet Victory: Candy Crush Developer Trademarks the Word 'Candy'

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has approved a trademark claim filed by the social game company, King. Now, Apple is notifying app developers in breach of the ruling.
Geoff Weiss
A Tech-Driven Apparel Company Pockets Big Sales
Starting a Business

A Tech-Driven Apparel Company Pockets Big Sales

Scottevest has recorded steady revenue growth, expecting to finish 2013 with sales of $10 million.
John Patrick Pullen
How to Keep Your Startup's Secrets Private
Legal Center

How to Keep Your Startup's Secrets Private

Our expert attorney Peter Buckland discusses how startups should go about divulging startup secrets to investors, business partners and others.
Peter Buckland
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Why Your Business's Name Doesn't Matter as Much as You Think
Marketing

Why Your Business's Name Doesn't Matter as Much as You Think

The founder of S.W. Basics delves into why her company changed its name and the time-saving rebranding tips she learned along the way.
Adina Grigore