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Supreme Court: Companies Can Buy, Resell, and Refurbish Products Without Fear of Patent Infringement Claims ** Attorney Advertising **

If a company holds a patent on a product, and someone else buys and ultimately resells or refurbishes that product, does it infringe on the rights of the original patent holder? That was the question the Supreme Court was asked to decide following Lexmark International’s lawsuit against […]

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The Benefits of Using a Watch Service to “Police and Protect” Your Trademarks from Future Infringements ** Attorney Advertising **

There’s a common misconception among business owners and entrepreneurs that once you receive a trademark that covers your name or brand, you are fully protected and nothing further needs to be done from an intellectual property perspective. Not so. The truth is that registering your trademark with […]

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The Slants, The Redskins, and Why the Supreme Court Will Now Allow Offensive Trademarks as Free Speech * Attorney Advertising *

The Supreme Court has essentially opened the floodgates this week to the issuance of trademarks that some might deem “offensive” or “derogatory”, reversing a long-standing practice of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to reject such marks under their “disparagement clause.” The case of Matal v. Tam […]

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What Do I Need to Protect My Invention – a Copyright, a Trademark, or a Patent? *Attorney Advertising*

As an Intellectual Property lawyer, one of the most common questions I am asked by new business owners or start-ups is, “What is the difference between copyrights, patents, and trademarks?” Most business owners understand that they need to protect their goods and services from competitors, but they […]

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How to Track Down the Legal Owner of an Online Image *Attorney Advertising*

A nagging fear that many business owners have these days is whether they are legally and properly using the graphics or images that are on their websites or other marketing materials. As a lawyer that works in the field of  Copyright Law, I can assure you, this […]

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Yes, You Can Trademark a Hashtag—But Should You? *Attorney Advertising*

Today hashtags are so common, we hear people using them in everyday speech (#blessed, anyone?).   But, their original purpose was to help people track conversations on Twitter.  When you entered a specific hashtag in the search bar, you could find everyone else in the Twitterverse that was […]

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How to Transfer Ownership of Your Patents Following a Medical Crisis or Death *Attorney Advertising*

Inventors are often presented with many opportunities to sell or transfer ownership of their patents.  Usually, a proposal of this sort is a happy and joyful occurrence, meaning that the inventor is nearing a payday and receiving affirmation that their idea or invention could provide a valuable […]

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Does Your Online Business Need a Trademark Attorney? *Attorney Advertising*

Establishing an online business is sometimes as easy as setting up a new website. Because it is so easy to get the ball rolling, many online business owners don’t take the time to consider many of the legal issues surrounding a new business, such as their business […]

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NYC Small Business Lawyer Warns, “Make Sure Your Consumer Contract Doesn’t Break this New Law!” *Attorney Advertising*

On March 14th 2017, the Consumer Review Fairness Act (CRFA) went into law. This law will invalidate many consumer contract clauses related to online reviews. You may not even be aware of this, but before CRFA, companies could prevent their customers from publishing negative reviews online. A […]

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5 Copyright Landmines for Business Owners | New York Copyright Lawyer *Attorney Advertising*

It’s a sad fact, but most new business owners do not take the time to fully understand copyright law and how it can impact their business before it’s too late. Don’t wait until you have a problem to find out that you don’t truly own the business […]

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