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Supreme Court Gives Power Back to Juries in Trademark Cases

If the wording or design of your trademark has evolved over the years, the decision on Wednesday in Hana Financial v. Hana Bank is important. It is the second in a row this week where our top court endorsed the ability and wisdom of those who make the first round decisions in most intellectual property cases. 524 more words


The Trademark Lawyers For The Seattle Seahawks Have Apparently Lost Their Minds | Techdirt

You may recall that there have been recent trademark issues over the term “12th Man”, which Texas A&M insists is its alone to use, even as the Seattle Seahawks perhaps use it most famously in describing their rabid crowds and the deafening noise their home stadium produces.

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Branding Marijuana Extracts and Strains

Now that the Marley Family has come out with their own brand of Marijuana, says Rolling Stone Magazine, many growers and distributors want to brand their extracts and strains. 126 more words

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Top 500 Franchise Ranking

SyncForce, founded in 1999, is a leading provider of business software that supports branded goods manufacturers. SyncForce also powers “Ranking the Brands”, which just published the Top 500 Franchise Ranking. 111 more words

Intellectual Property

Back to Basics: What is a Trademark?

Author’s Note: This is the first post in what will be an on-going series that will give a overview of ‘basic’ topics regarding Trademarks and Copyrights.   1,632 more words


Intellectual Property and Creative Commons

Intellectual Property (IP) and Creative Commons (CC) are two legal terms that both deal with Copyright. IP is basically what started it all and refers to “creations of the mind”, such as inventions, literary and artistic works, music, and pretty much any unique thing that an individual came up with that is used in commerce. 302 more words


How to Select a Good Trademark

Found on the web: http://sbinfocanada.about.com/od/trademarks/a/trademarkeb.htm

Your trademark is the most important asset your business will ever own. A good trademark will distinguish you from the competition and help you stand out in a crowd. 613 more words