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

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

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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Business Owners: If you think you don’t need Intellectual Property protection, you are probably WRONG!

As a small business owner, you may be wondering whether the products or works that you produce qualify as intellectual property. We can start with the definition provided by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO): Intellectual property (IP) refers to the creations of the mind, such as […]

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When Peace, Harmony, and Sustainability Collides with Trademark Infringement | Charleston Trademark Lawyer

Coachella and Urban Outfitters sounds like a match made in hipster heaven. However, there is lawsuit pending between the two. It appears that the clothing retailer is in hot water for allegedly attempting to capitalize on the event’s image. If you aren’t familiar with Coachella, picture a […]

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Tips for Keeping Trade Secrets Under Wraps

What makes your company unique? Intellectual Property Lawyers know that trade secrets are the foundation upon which a successful company is built. Trade secrets, such as client lists, procedures, recipes, methods of conducting business, etc., are a key part of any successful business. If you haven’t yet, […]

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So Much Beer! So Few Names. | New York and Charleston Trademark Lawyer

The craft beer industry is booming! It seems as though new microbreweries are popping up every day. Going into a store for beer requires its own definition of terms and an hour or more of contemplation and browsing time. With this growth comes a high demand for […]

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Intellectual Property Lawyer Warns, “You May Not Own the Rights to Work Created by an Independent Contractor”

As a small business owner, you may have utilized the services of an independent contractor to handle creative tasks such as writing, graphic design, and website design. Since you paid for the final product, you may have also assumed that you own the work they produced and […]

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The Infringement I Caught On Camera in Mexico

I’m back from a trip to Mexico, and I snapped this shot to share with you.  This shoe brand logo looks strikingly similar to Nike’s, doesn’t it? Every time I travel to another country, I’m shocked by the infringements and counterfeits I see of US brands.  So […]

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The Entrepreneur’s Litmus Test for Intellectual Property | Brooklyn and Charleston Trademark Attorney

Entrepreneurs have a keen understanding that time and money are important assets for their company. However, a lot of entrepreneurs don’t include their intellectual property in that list. In fact, many small business owners don’t even consider whether or not they have intellectual property. This leaves a […]

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IP Lawyer Answers, “Should I Register My Trademark?” – Attorney Advertising

If you’ve recently started a business, you may be wondering what steps you should take to protect your new venture. This may include registering a trademark that you create to distinguish your business from others. Depending on the stage your business is in, you may already have […]

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