Want to file a trademark to protect your brand but aren’t sure where to start? The good news is you have options when it comes to what avenue you want to take when filing your trademark. Do you want to do the entire thing yourself? Do you want to hire an online document filing service, […]
Intellectual Property can be easily understood as creations of the mind. There are three primary types of Intellectual Property: copyrights, trademarks, and patents. TrademarksA trademark is a form of intellectual property that consists of a recognized symbol, design, or expression that distinguishes one source’s products or services from those of another, but trademarks used to […]
When you post something on social media, do you still own the copyright? This is a question that gets asked time and time again as creative works are shared over and over through social media. Now the short answer is, yes, you retain the copyright. The long answer is certainly more complicated than that. When […]
Although copyright protection automatically attaches when you create you work/art in a fixed medium (when you press the shutter on your camera, when you type a document and save it on your computer) there are additional benefits and protections when you actually file your copyright with the U.S. Copyright Office. When you file your copyright […]
Your scrolling through Instagram and find a photo you love, so you screenshot it and save it to your camera roll. A few weeks later, you come across the image and decide to repost it on Instagram. You can’t remember who the original photographer was so you just let it slide and don’t credit anyone. […]
When you are ready to invest in protecting your business, trademarking is one of the most important and valuable things you can do. But the big question is, after spending the time and money to file your trademark application, is “will my trademark actually get registered?” Although there is no way to answer this as […]
I’m sure you’ve seen different companies using one of two different symbols when it comes to showing they claim trademark protection to their name/logo/slogan, etc. Here’s the differences and why it matters which one you choose to use. If you want to officially file a trademark for your business, I can help! Feel free to […]
This is one of the most common questions I get asked as an attorney for influencers and entrepreneurs…”do I need copyright or trademark protection?” The answer is, it depends. Read on to learn more about the differences between the two.
A checklist to help you determine whether it’s time for a trademark in your business.