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Starting a new business involves a great deal of research. You need to decide on which type of business you want to open, what the new company’s name will be and the core functions of the business must be decided upon. 273 more words


T[i]M[e] for Teemo!

Lots of times, people never ask me “Mr. Not-At-All-A-Lawyerman, how can the US Patent and Trademark Office’s filing system and database benefit ME, a humble urchin-child with a cockney accent and sooty cheeks?” 507 more words

So Israel took his journey with all that he had, and came to Beersheba (Genesis 46)

Yesterday I enjoyed a pleasant trip down South to attend the WIPO Roving Seminar in Beer Sheva. The drive was pleasant. Negev is very verdant and the ornithology was good, with a lot of storks and black kites and the odd short-toed eagle in evidence.  1,696 more words

Intellectual Property

More than just words - Exploiting intellectual property rights

Now more than ever words play an important part in business and economic activity. Not only is there the issue of contracts and other forms of agreements, but also, that of intellectual property and the attendant rights. 1,202 more words


Feds called in to settle 'dot-sucks' domain controversy in U.S. and Canada

A full-court press by worried trademark owners has resulted in the U.S. and Canadian governments being dragged into the question of whether a Canadian-owned company should be allowed to proceed with its controversial plans to commercialize a new domain name: Dot-sucks. 809 more words


SWFL Small Business Resource Network Discusses Intellectual Property at Monthly Event

FORT MYERS, Fla.  – The Southwest Florida Small Business Resource Network (SBRN) will host  networking and discussion event about intellectual property for small business owners Thursday, April 16, 11:45 p.m. 261 more words


Is there a difference between 'brand' and 'trademark'?

A brand is the identity of a specific product, service or company and may contain names, signs, symbols or slogans. The brand name is quite often used interchangeably within “brand”, although it is more correctly used to refer to written or spoken elements of a product, service or company. 281 more words