Protecting the commercial value of your businesses’ name, sound, smell, etc. Trade marks: Greater protection than a business, company, or domain nam

Trade marks are an important way for businesses to build goodwill and to develop valuable intellectual property. Registering a trade mark is the best way to protect that property’s longevity and value. The purpose and value of your trade marks: signs, sounds, smell etc. Businesses use “signs” to distinguish their goods and services from those[…]

Best Protection of Your Affiliate Commissions from Internet Impostors

The rise of the internet has created many opportunities for individuals who want to work at home. For some people, the best (and easiest) way to do so is through affiliate marketing. Sadly, just like any other business out there, affiliate marketing is not without scams. There are scam artists out there who will try[…]

Trademark Protection For Individual Names – A “Poison Pill” For Cybersquatters

Should I register my individual name as a federal trademark? The unequivocal answer for celebrities, sports figures, published authors, speakers and individuals marketing goods and services under their individual names is, “Yes.” A registration allows clients and counsel to act quickly to prevent unauthorized use of individual names for marketing of competitive goods and services,[…]

Protecting Your Domain Name: Understanding the Anti-Cybersquatting Consumer Protection Act

Despite the simple functionality on many levels of a domain name, it is vital to the success of an online business enterprise. At its heart, a domain name essentially is an address that tells a user of the Internet how to find a particular website. In many instances, the owners of trade or service marks[…]