You know what they say about assumptions, right? Too often, people make assumptions about patents, trademarks, copyright. Intellectual property (IP) is divided into three types, patents, trademarks and copyrights. First, patents protect inventions. Trademarks protect the names of those inventions. Copyrights protect written materials. Be certain that when you are consulting with an attorney […]
7 Trademark Tips Entrepreneurs Need to Consider
Kudos to you for contacting an intellectual property attorney to protect your patents, trademarks and copyrights! You’ve gone to Google but thank goodness you recognize that Google is not your lawyer. You’re ready to hire a professional!! Here’s what you can expect during a consultation: Confidentiality First, expect a confidential relationship between yourself and the […]
HELLO 2021! Happy New Year! Have you set your intellectual property resolutions? That’s right! Add intellectual property to your 2021 goals…Protection? Enforcement? Policing? What will you accomplish this year?
HAPPY HOLIDAYS! Tis the season to be jolly…because you reached your 2020 goals! Congratulations. Many of you contacted us in January and we reviewed your intellectual property and outlined goals for the year. You did it! Now, the fun begins. It’s time to police your patents, trademarks and copyrights. If you didn’t reach your […]
Owning a domain name does not necessarily mean that you own the trademark and vice versa. A domain name is your web address e.g. www.evansiplaw.com. Owning a domain name does not necessarily give you trademark rights and vice versa. If the domain name is only used as an Internet address, it will not be qualify […]
Do you have a great idea? Is it an actual invention? Can you describe it in a way that someone could make or use your invention?
What an accomplished feeling to learn that your novelty search revealed that your invention is patentable. However, will the USPTO agree? Hopefully, they will eventually grant you a patent, but anticipate the time it takes for this to happen and be prepared for the back and forth process of responding to Office Actions. When you […]
Ready to learn more about the trademark timeline? Now, what exactly is the trademark timeline? The trademark timeline is what will happen after a trademark application is filed. First, it’s important to be clear on what you can file at the USPTO to get federal trademark protection. A trademark is a source identifier. This can […]
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