Trademark

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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...

The Curious Trademark History of Sriracha Sauce

May 12, 2016 11:05 am by Jonathan Schmig

Is it “Sriracha” or “sriracha”? The capitalization, or lack thereof, actually carries some surprisingly potentially massive implications. According to the...

Michael Jordan’s Newest Chinese Trademark Woes

May 18, 2015 03:05 pm by Jonathan Schmig

Michael Jordan has become the latest trademark “victim” of the Chinese intellectual property regime. The next stop for the former...

Land Rover vs. Landwind: China's Copycat Cars Strike Again

April 23, 2015 04:04 pm by Jonathan Schmig

The Western world complaining about China’s intellectual property (IP) regime is nothing new. Which is probably why few are surprised...

Legendary Mexican Fast Food Chain, Naugles, Revived After Del Taco Trademark Battle

April 21, 2015 10:04 am by Jenny Kim

On March 31, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s Trademark Trial and Appeal Board decided that Del Taco could not...

Trademark Battles Brewing Between Craft Beer Makers

April 16, 2015 01:04 pm by Jonathan Schmig

A recent trademark dispute over a craft beer name has shined a light on a number of important legal issues...

Want To Shake Off Cybersquatters? Follow Taylor Swift

March 31, 2015 08:03 pm by Elisa Shieh

It seems there isn’t a blank space in Taylor Swift’ s presence online anymore. The singer reportedly recently bought up domain...

Starting a Band? Register a Trademark ASAP

March 26, 2015 04:03 pm by Jonathan Schmig

If you’re starting a band—or thinking of starting a band—chances are that red tape and potential legal hindrances are the...

How to Assign a Trademark

November 18, 2014 06:11 pm by LawInc Staff

Intellectual property is an asset that trademark, copyright and patent owners can either license or assign and collect a fee.  Before learning...

Twitter vs. Twitpic Trademark Dispute Shuts Down Startup

September 08, 2014 02:09 pm by Sheren Javdan

Social media platform Twitpic is closing its doors on September 25 due to a Twitpic trademark dispute with the social...