Monthly Archives: November 2017

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Do I Need a U.S. Trademark Registration?

4.5 minute read One question I receive frequently is whether or not a client needs a trademark registration with the USPTO (U.S. Patent & Trademark Office). To begin, what is a trademark registration, anyway? A trademark is a word, phrase, symbol, and/or design that identifies and distinguishes the source of the goods of one party from [...]

By | November 25th, 2017|Asset Protection, Business Development, Intellectual Property|0 Comments

6 Steps to Selecting an Effective Brand Name with IP Protection in Mind

6.5 minute read Many times your business’ intellectual property is its most valuable asset. If you haven’t yet, head over to our post What in the World is IP and Why Does it Matter to My Business?. A company’s IP is what distinguishes it from the rest. There are many things to consider and discuss with [...]

By | November 14th, 2017|Asset Protection, Business Development, Intellectual Property|0 Comments

6 Crucial Steps to Take Once You’ve Selected Your Brand Name

4 minute read So you’ve decided on a name for your product or brand—Congratulations! That’s no easy feat. Now that that's done, you may be wondering, what now? Or perhaps you've been in business for some time, but never took any steps outside of actually using the brand name to protect it. Many wonder, what [...]

By | November 13th, 2017|Business Development, Intellectual Property|0 Comments

What’s a Trademark Clearance Search?

4 minute read Trademark Clearance Search Process A clearance search is something a trademark attorney can help you with before you begin using a brand or product name in your business. After completing the Trademark Questionnaire, a form provided to clients that is used to collect information on your prospective trademark, Attorney Yasmine Salem Hamdan [...]