Hodgson Legal
Trademark for Artist Names
Sep09

Trademark for Artist Names

How does one secure a trademark for artist names, or names of music groups for musical recordings or videos? The general rule is that neither an author’s name nor a group or individual’s cannot be protected for books or musical recordings for a single work.

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Trademark Band Name: Loud Trax & Hodgson Legal
Mar28

Trademark Band Name: Loud Trax & Hodgson Legal

Former members of BLACK FLAG were in a fight over rights to the name and famous logo when a second group called FLAG began touring using the logo. It’s a common problem that can be avoided. A few years ago, the founders of the largest Mexican group in America were jailed in Mexico for two months for attempting to perform in Mexico under their own name.

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Taylor Swift Trademarks
Mar10

Taylor Swift Trademarks

The business media seems fascinated with the Taylor Swift trademarks registration strategy. It’s nothing new. First was Jimmy Buffet’s “Margueritaville” and The Kingsmen’s “Louie Louie”

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