Law

Today, April 26, is World Intellectual Property Day, an annual event created by the World Intellectual Property Organization to celebrate the creativity and innovation in business that has developed with the support of patent, trademark, and copyright law. This year, WIPO has chosen to celebrate...

Think your trademark protection lasts forever?  Think again! Successfully registering your mark isn’t the only thing you have to do to protect your mark. A vital step in the trademark process is between the fifth and sixth year following registration. You must file affidavits showing that...

2017 has been a year of big changes for the trademark world. The doors preventing scandalous and offensive marks from gaining registration have been torn off their hinges and no longer stand as a barrier to registration. As a result of two marks “The Slants”...

There are several challenges to overcome when trying to protect your intellectual property. The first challenge is determining whether what you created is actually intellectual property. The second challenge is determining what type of intellectual property you have. And the final challenge is how to...