November 2017

Do I Need a U.S. Trademark Registration?

November 13th, 2017|

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 [...]

October 2017

Surviving the Drought: How to Increase Your Referral Rate in 4 Steps

October 29th, 2017|

3.5 minute read Oct. 29, 2017 Referrals can be an excellent source of business for you. For smaller operations, a business can thrive on a minimal advertising budget coupled with a strong stream of incoming [...]

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

October 19th, 2017|

4 minute read October 18, 2017 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 [...]

What’s a Trademark Clearance Search?

October 14th, 2017|

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 [...]

September 2017

7 Ideas for Increasing Your Business’ Community Involvement

September 23rd, 2017|

4 minute read   Increasing your business’ involvement in the local community can benefit you & your city in many ways. By connecting with your community, you open yourself up to get to know your [...]

Top Dog Tuesday: Katie Stoltz with Venues & Vows

September 19th, 2017|

September 19, 2017 The term ‘Top Dog’ is an idiom used to describe a boss or a leader. TDT is a weekly blog that features local entrepreneurs, business owners, & startup founders from all over [...]