Intellectual Property

Category: Intellectual Property

how to register your trademarks

How to Register Your Trademarks (4 Options)

Many entrepreneurs are confused about the trademark process, specifically how to register a trademark. They either think it is way too complicated for them and their business, or they believe it is as simple as just submitting a trademark application.  Neither of these answers is correct. Trademark registration plays a vital role in safeguarding the

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When to Trademark Your Business Name (Episode 24)

If you are currently using or thinking about using a cool sounding name for your business, you may be wondering when to trademark that name. In today’s episode, we talk about some of the common concerns and considerations entrepreneurs have when weighing this choice so that you can make a clear decision about when is

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Do You have to Include LLC in your logo or trademark name?

It is amazing to me how frequently I get asked about when and how business owners should be using the LLC modifier in their logo, website, trademark, business cards, social media pages and more.  The basic question is, do you need to include LLC in your logo and/or trademark? The simple answer is that no,

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Does Your Contract Protect You

Got Legal Agreements? 5 Must Have Contract Clauses…

Today, I’m going to share with you 5 contractual clauses that you must include in each of your legal agreements to keep your online business legally legit. You ready? Let’s do this. If you were just getting started in business, chances are you’re going to need a contract. And if you need a contract, you’re

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5 Cease and Desist Letter Mistakes That Will Make You Look Like an Amateur

5 Cease and Desist Letter Mistakes

Today I want to talk to you about 5 common cease and desist letter mistakes that will make you look like an amateur. Cease and desist letters are one of the most common things that I get asked to do as an attorney, so I want to share with you five common mistakes that I’ve

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incorporate your business

Should You Incorporate Your Online Business?

This is one of the most common questions that lawyers get when talking to entrepreneurs. “Should I Incorporate My Business?” For many bricks and mortar businesses, the answer is an undeniable and resounding “yes”. Before an entrepreneur starts signing leases and opening bank accounts, they want to make sure that all of their legal paperwork

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