Create and Register a Trademarkable Brand in six steps. The steps you take before you file determine your success, and include performing a trademark search, and finding a professional who can help you understand the potential risks and liabilities associated with your brand
HOW TO HIRE AN INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR vs EMPLOYEE by Talmar Anderson, Boss Actions & Cheryl Hodgson, Attorney & Founder of Brandaide Many business owners engage companies and individuals for part-time and project work by hiring 1099 independent contractors, or freelancers. The more modern lingo is the “gig worker” for the gig economy. When …
Every business needs a legal and business structure, both for day-to-day operations as well as a business exit strategy. A business exit strategy is often associated with building the company with a future sale in mind. Yes, there are other reasons for a business structure, one that contemplates not only business operations and insulation from liability, but also provide for sudden departures of shareholders or members due to death, illness, or withdrawal.
There are three doors to file a USPTO trademark application. Whether you file on your own or hire a trademark attorney, it’s helpful to understand the three common ways to file your USPTO trademark, and the procedures used by the Trademark Office to decide if your UPSTO trademark application will be approved. The three ways include the Intent to Use Trademark Application, the Actual Use application, and for foreign applicants, to file using an existing foreign trademark application or registration as the basis for a USPTO trademark. The Intent to Use Trademark requires a second step, namely to file a Statement of Use Trademark.