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What You Need to Know About Registering a Trademark

Posted on May 29, 2019
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If you are starting a business that provides goods or services, then registering a trademark is an important and often overlooked step in building your business. A trademark is a sign of your business’s quality and helps distinguish you from your competitors. However, if you do not navigate the registration process carefully, you could wind … Continue reading

Does My Business Have Intellectual Property That I Don’t Know About?

Posted on January 22, 2019
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The growth of your business is a sign of success and an indicator of a bright future. This achievement doesn’t mean that you should let your guard down and ignore the risk of leaving your success unguarded. New threats to your company are on the horizon as your consumer base grows and public exposure expands. … Continue reading

It is HOT in here, is that OK? Copyrights, Yoga, and Ideas

Posted on March 11, 2016
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The line of what is subject to copyright can seem very confusing, despite the relatively straightforward language of section 102 of the 1976 Copyright Act. A recent decision by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal took on the topic in Bikram’s Yoga College v. Evolation Yoga, 803 F.3d 1032 (2015), and provided what is one … Continue reading

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