Intellectual Property

Unlock the complexities of intellectual property law. Explore our resources for comprehensive insights on patents, trademarks, copyrights, and more.


Entrepreneur confidently looking at the camera

Starting a Business: 5 Legal Hacks Every Entrepreneur Needs

December 26, 2023 08:12 am by LawInc Staff

Launching a startup transforms imaginative visions into concrete enterprises generating value. But amidst exciting ideation, product development and fundraising initiatives, legal considerations often get overlooked by enthusiastic founders. Navigating business structure...

Apple Watch with 'not allowed' sign symbolizing import ban

Apple Faces Import Ban on Latest Apple Watch Models Due to Patent Battle

December 19, 2023 04:12 pm by LawInc Staff

Apple’s found itself stuck in a legal quicksand that’s put the brakes on sales of its latest Apple Watch, across the country. This winding court drama spotlights how intellectual property...

Stylized image representing trademark protection

From Brand to Bland: The Unseen Battle Against Trademark Genericide

December 14, 2023 12:12 pm by Zach Javdan

Understanding the Phenomenon of Genericide When does a trademark stop being a trademark? The curious phenomenon known as “genericide” showcases the occasionally fleeting nature of trademark protection. Genericide occurs when a...

5 Small Businesses Intellectual Property Tips

November 21, 2016 02:11 pm by Jonathan Schmig

For most small businesses, the two most valuable considerations are of course time and money. Which is why many of them often fail to appreciate the importance of intellectual property...

What's The Difference Between Common Law & Registered Trademarks?

May 29, 2016 02:05 pm by Jackson McNeill

Trademarks prevent others from using your logo, slogan, or other mark. But trademark law is confusing. You may have even heard that there are multiple types of trademarks: registered trademarks and...

How To Lose Your Trademark: 4 Common Mistakes

May 16, 2016 04:05 pm by Sheren Javdan

Too often, trademark owners make the common mistake of failing to comply with trademark requirements after their marks have been registered. Much to their dismay, they lose their rights to...

Yoga Music Legal

6 Yoga Music Licensing Tips

January 08, 2016 11:01 am by Jessica Gopiao

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP), Broadcast Music Inc. (BMI) and the Society of European State Authors and Composers (SESAC) are concerned with protecting the rights of...

copyrighting your website

How Important is Copyrighting Your Website?

December 20, 2015 12:12 pm by Jonathan Schmig

Most people—layman and businessman alike—know the vague contours of what “copyright” means in the U.S. It’s something that protects original works, like books and music, and it’s often accompanied by...

4 Steps to a DMCA Takedown

November 17, 2015 02:11 pm by Paige Pembrook

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) states that — while an Internet Service Provider (ISP) is not liable for hosting infringing content on user’s websites— after an ISP receives proper...

Scientists Patent Bacon-Flavored Seaweed That is More Nutritious Than Kale

July 19, 2015 11:07 am by Jackson McNeill

Every few years, a new “superfood” comes along. Quinoa. Flax seed. Kale. The problem with these superfoods is that they normally don’t taste that good—at least not to your sort-of-unhealthy,...

1 2 3