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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 [...]

7 Common Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make

12.5 minute read Any seasoned or serial entrepreneur is familiar with the many things there are to watch out for in launching and operating your business startup. As for the rest of us, entrepreneurship can be a new adventure of seemingly uncharted territory. Yes, many lessons are best learned through experience and a few slip [...]

By | July 25th, 2018|Business Development, Intellectual Property|0 Comments

5 Things You Should Do After Landing a Brilliant Business Idea

This blog does not provide legal advice and does not create an attorney-client relationship. If you need legal advice or if you would like to schedule a consultation with our office in order to best protect yourself & your business, you can do so here. Aspiring entrepreneurs know the feeling all too well. The moment [...]

By | July 7th, 2018|Business Development|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. A company’s IP is what distinguishes it from the rest. There are many things to consider and discuss with your personal business development attorney before selecting your brand name. Read on to find out more: 1. Consider your future goals How [...]

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 [...]