This blog focuses on the legal aspects of choosing and securing a trademark. But picking a name also comes with several practical questions. One of the most important of these is determining when to purchase domain names. After all, you can end up infringing when you purchase someone else’s trademark as a domain. You also … Read moreWhen Should I Purchase Domain Names?
Intellectual property rights are especially important in the music industry. Musicians are creators, and we primarily think of their work as the songs protected by copyright law. But a musician’s brand is also important, whether that brand consists of a stage name for a solo performer or a band. Band trademarks and stage names have … Read moreBand Trademarks: What You Should Know
If you are looking for a trademark attorney, you will notice that they offer several types of trademark search services. The most common searches are: common law, state, and federal. While my practice focuses on the latter, today I want to discuss the common law trademark search. What Is the Common Law Trademark Search? To … Read moreDo I Need a Common Law Trademark Search?
There are so many faux-legal trademark services out there that it is hard to keep count. In the past, I have written about LegalZoom and Trademarkia. In this post, I want to talk about Trademark Engine. Trademark Engine claims to simplify the process for trademark registration. But instead, they will charge you for services that … Read moreTrademark Engine Provides More DIY Gone Wrong