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Registered Trademark: Six reasons your brand needs one
Sep17

Registered Trademark: Six reasons your brand needs one

A registered trademark serves as an insurance policy for online businesses. Do you need one for the names of your products or services? Here are six really good reasons to protect brand names with a registered trademark.

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Found: Brand License Revenues of $1 Billion!
Oct13

Found: Brand License Revenues of $1 Billion!

On average 90% of brand license royalty audits reveal underpayments to the brand owner. Over 10 years, one firm found over $1 billion in lost revenues.

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How to trademark a hashtag #hashtag #®trademark
Oct07

How to trademark a hashtag #hashtag #®trademark

Should you seek a trademark registration for a hashtag, and what does it take to successfully register? Here’s what you need to know to successfully register a #hashtag as a federal trademark.

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Intellectual Property Valuation [interview with Melisa Silverman]
May20

Intellectual Property Valuation [interview with Melisa Silverman]

Are you an owner of a business with a partner that’s heading for the exit door? Does your company have intellectual property that’s being sold or licensed?

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Are Your Trade Secrets Protected in Writing?
May15

Are Your Trade Secrets Protected in Writing?

When it comes to protecting valuable company information, the greatest obstacle is often the business owner’s failure to establish and follow best practices in safeguarding trade secrets and confidential information. Get it in writing!

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HBO’s John Oliver on Patent Trolls
May12

HBO’s John Oliver on Patent Trolls

One can’t take the subject of Intellectual Property too seriously as HBO’s John Oliver reminds us. On the other hand, patent trolls are a serious subject, and John extracts a laugh while shedding public awareness on a nasty game of big money for nothing.

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