According to the Trademark Manual of Examining Procedure, receiving a notice of allowance from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) indicates that the trademark survived the opposition period after it was published in the Official Gazette and is allowed. This is an important step in the trademark application process. However, the trademark is not yet registered, and there are still steps following a notice of allowance that you must follow to secure your trademark and use it commercially. [...]
Importance of copyrighting a logo Copyright is vital for every creative individual and business. Elements such as your logo play a critical role in establishing your brand. Because of this, it is natural to feel concerned about someone copying your original works. Making your logo copyrightable by adding a copyright symbol is critical to protect your original work from being copied. We’re here to assist you in protecting your original work from copyright infringement. Why is copyrighting a logo [...]
Intellectual property (IP) includes assets such as ideas, designs, inventions, brand logos, music, written works, and other creations. When someone with a new idea or innovation decides they want to patent their creation or obtain a trademark or copyright, it is important to consider consulting with an experienced IP attorney who specializes in this area of law. Many people contact a general practice attorney for their intellectual property needs, however this may not provide the complete legal advice and protections [...]
How is Copyright done in Washington, DC? Copyright is a type of intellectual property protection given by United States law. Original works of authorship that are fixed in a tangible medium, whether published or unpublished, are protected by copyright. Literary works, artistic works, live performances, photos, movies, and computer programs are examples of copyrightable works and are protected by copyright law. How is Copyright done in Washington, DC? What is a Copyright? How Does a Copyright Work? Speak to an [...]
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