Strong branding is one of the things which will help your startup succeed. Learn more about trademarking and why you should have a trademark attorney.
A trademark is a symbol, design, word, or phrase that distinguishes one business’s products from another. A service mark is a symbol, design, word, or phrase that distinguishes one business’s services from another. The term “trademark” is commonly used to refer to both trademarks and service marks in the United States. Trademarks have common-law rights, but a business may also choose to federally register its trademark for enhanced protection.
Genericide occurs when a brand name becomes a generic term used to describe the item associated with the brand. When this occurs, your brand loses its distinctiveness in the market and you risk losing your trademark rights.
Early in their life cycles, startups are often strapped for cash, and you may think that you can take on the legal work yourself rather than hiring a lawyer for your start. An experienced startup attorney is a valuable asset to your business.
A trademark is a symbol, design, word, or phrase that distinguishes one business’s products from another. A service mark is a symbol, design, word, or phrase that distinguishes one business’s services from another.
Your Intellectual Property (IP) is a valuable asset for your business. In the digital age, you need to protect your IP from...
Intellectual property is your startup’s most valuable asset and as a founder, you need to be mindful of how it is used and who can claim ownership of it.
If your business intends to distribute, license, or sell your IP internationally and you believe your IP may be copied, you should consider filing for protection. Your IP is valuable and deserves the proper safeguards, so start by consulting with the Law Office of Elliott J. Brown to determine what protections are available to you in your desired markets.