Trademarks. Protect your trademark.

Protect your Trademark! One of the best ways to protect your trademark is to choose trademarks that can be protected. What does that mean?  Choose a trademark that is unique and distinctive, not one that is descriptive of your products and services.  Often, I am...

Trademark. Trademark Registration.

Trademark Registration. Trademark. Why is it that some clients don’t take the protection of their trademarks seriously….regardless of how insistent I am that they should? I have registered many, many trademarks for many clients. Once they receive their...

Contracts. Agreements.

UNDERSTAND Those Agreements BEFORE Signing. I can’t tell you how many times I have warned people about signing a contract without complete understanding of the terms. Unfortunately, people still make the same mistakes over and over by signing contracts that are not in...

Fair Use. Take-down. Copyright.

Fair Use. Take-down. Copyright. Is it Fair Use? Section 512(c)(3)(A)(v) of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act requires that copyright holders consider, whether content that is perceived as potentially infringing is fair use before they issue a take-down notice. A...