James Hart

Husband, Father, Lawyer, Entrepreneur, YouTuber and Die-Hard Cleveland sports fan. I love helping people build and protect their online businesses. #gobucks #blacklivesmatter

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The White Lives Matter Trademark Dispute (Episode 31)

There is a dispute that is just getting started around the White Lives Matter trademark application that was filed last month. Two radio hosts are now seeing the White Lives Matter trademark application through the USPTO system… but do they have any real intent to use it or do they just want to stop other

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Should You Wait to File Your Trademark? (Episode 30)

Many people think, especially those of you that are just getting started with your online business, that you should wait to file your trademark. In your mind, trademarks are only for startups and established businesses. In today’s episode of The Legal Jim, we are going to debunk the myths surrounding when you should file your

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The Top 3 Types of Trademarks (not all are created equal)

Did you know that there are five different types of trademarks? That’s right, not all trademarks are created equal. Some are easier to register while others will cost you less to educate your customers about. And still others are not capable of registration at all. Picking the correct trademark for your brand is incredibly important.

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How to Trademark a Name (in Florida?)

If you live in Florida (or any other state in the United States) and are interested in protecting your brand name, then you would be a good idea to consider registering a trademark or service mark either in the state where you live or with the USPTO. But if you are at the very beginning

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Year-End Legal Checklist (2022)

It’s that time of year again! The time of year when it is time to start thinking about how you can save a ton of money on your 2022 tax bill before it is too late! In today’s episode, I review 8 ways to save money on taxes by doing things that you are probably

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How Long Does it Take to Get a Trademark? (in 2022)

Are you wondering how long it takes to get a trademark? in today’s episode we walk you through everything you need to know, including what needs to happen in the first two weeks before you file your trademark application and why that timing is so important. Here is the process from beginning to end: Decide

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Trademark vs LLC… Which Comes First?

Trademarks vs. LLC’s… it’s an age old legal question. And whether you are just starting your business, or you have been operating for many years under a given trade name, if you are reading this post then you are probably debating the merits of whether you should form an LLC or apply for a trademark.

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