Trademarks

Trademarks

Trademark Basics For Technology Entrepreneurs

What Exactly Is A Trademark? A trademark is essentially a branding tool. Businesses use trademarks to identify their goods and services and distinguish them from other goods and services in the commercial marketplace. This branding tool may also relate to the identity of an organization as a whole (but only insofar as the organizational identity […]

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Understanding Trademark Infringement

There are a lot of trademarks nowadays and they are mostly pertaining to companies that have invented their own and worked hard for it to maintain and make it more famous and popular and of course, more valorous with each year that’s gone by. The Trademark is actually a symbol, something by which a certain […]

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What Can Registering a Trademark Do For Me?

A trademark is a symbolic representation, phrase or noise utilized by a person or business to identify themselves or their goods. In the arena of business and marketing, it can be a great source of promotion. Numerous businesses have increased their success extensively by utilizing a smart or snappy trademark. Some were around more than […]

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Federal Trademark Registration Made Simple

A company uses a trademark to protect its intellectual property. It can be for entities such as its name, Internet domain name, slogans, graphic characters and periodical titles. The company’s products and services may be trademarked as well. A trademark does not necessarily have to be federally registered in order to have a measure of […]

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Registering A Logo As A Trademark – What’s The Best Way?

Logos are often more recognizable that a company name or byline. Therefore, registering the logo as a trademark is a very important step towards building and protecting one’s brand. A logo registration is akin to announcing ownership of the symbol and included text, after which it cannot be contested or usurped by another. No action […]

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Can A Slogan Be a Trademark?

Many different things can operate as a trademark: a logo, a symbol, a single word, a name, and even a slogan. A trademark can potentially be anything that identifies or signifies the source of the product or service. It must function to distinguish that product or service from other similar products and services. At its […]

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The Importance of Protecting Trademarks Online

When it comes to making your business successful one of the most important steps you can take is effectively promoting your services and products to as many potential customers and clients as possible. One very effective way to do this in the modern world of fast and open communication is by developing a company website. […]

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What Is a Community Trademark (CTM)?

A community trademark or CTM is a cost effective route to obtain European trademark protection. It is a single registration that covers all 27 European Union Member States, including France, Germany, Ireland and the UK. The community trade mark system is administered by the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM) in Alicante, Spain. […]

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Trademark Law

Are you looking for more information on trademark law? If so, you have come to the right place. A trademark is a word, symbol, or phrase that manufacturer’s use to sell products and distinguish themselves from other manufacturers. The Nike swoosh, for example, is a trademark symbol. Similarly, the phrase ‘I’m lovin it’ is an […]

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Why Your Trademark Is a Plastic Sword on the Internet

Historically, registering a trademark gave you the right to “prevent an offending use that creates consumer confusion.” Those were the old days in the physical world. On the Internet trademark holders use a plastic sword against domain pirates and other spoilers. When your intellectual property (logo, domain names, products and other patents) is abused on […]

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