Learn how & why the personal brand can become a registered trademark. What goods and services can be registered? A registered trademark protects against cyber squatting, domain infringement & social media listings.
Clients and marketing professionals are often confused as to the difference between registration of a domain name and registering a trademark or service mark. Domains names are not trademarks. A domain is nothing more than an Internet address, much like the street address where you live. Domain names do not afford protection against use of the domain name for competitive products or services unless separate trademark rights are established and registered.
For most people, finding and hiring the right attorney can be daunting. When it comes to identifying a trusted trademark lawyer to guide your brand in the global marketplace, the task can be even more daunting, and the wrong choice can be costly. In Part 1 of two parts, we explore the first five things you need to know.