Picking the Right Trademark for Your Brand

Coming up with a name for your company, product or service is one of the most important decisions you make that will set the stage for your brand and your future marketing efforts. How do you pick the right name that will not only sound great, but one that will ...

Crowdfunding Tips You Need to Succeed

Imagine the feeling you get when you’ve finally pressed the “launch” button on your Kickstarter campaign.  That one small click represents hundreds or even thousands of hours of hard work and creativity.  The feeling is one of excitement, relief and anticipation that funding will flow like manna from heaven.  You’ve done it… Then ...

Procrastinating on Your Trademark Application Will Cost You

For a busy entrepreneur, trademark protection may be the last thing on your mind. It’s understandable. You’ve got a to-do list longer than the Great Wall of China and you keep adding more to it everyday. But since you’ve taken the time out of your over-packed schedule to sit and ...

Trademark Law Leaves Cannabis Brands in a Sticky Situation

Marijuana has now been “legalized” in one form or another by almost 30 states.  While, marijuana remains illegal under federal law, many folks feel the train has left the station for the legalization of marijuana.  However, that train clearly has not reached the end of the line. Responding to these state efforts, ...

The Value of a Trademark Attorney

If you’re like most entrepreneurs, you tend to be a “do-it-yourself-er.” We get that. You’re smart, capable and in most cases, trying to get a business started on a shoestring budget. The thing that sets apart the truly successful entrepreneur from the others is the ability to know where to spend ...