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What Is Trademark Infringement?

I know you’ve heard of a trademark. And you’ve probably heard of trademark infringement. But do you know what it actually is? Sure, trademark infringement could be when another business uses the same name of your business. However, it is MUCH MORE than that!

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Why You Shouldn’t Wait To Trademark Your Brand

There are countless reasons why you shouldn’t wait. I’ll be sharing 3 of those reasons with you in this post. On the other hand, there are reasons you may not want to file. This is a completely personal business decision, but I do highly suggest consulting with your trademark attorney to make the best determination for you. Making the wrong decision could cost you thousands of dollars, so it’s important to make the determination ASAP. 

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What is Brand Protection?

With the evolution of the internet, new businesses are popping up every minute. Some of these businesses thrive on the infringement of other established brands. Brand protection is an all-encompassing program every business must implement in order to combat infringement. 

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Should I Trademark Or Copyright My Logo?

If you’re a business owner, you may have heard that you need to trademark or copyright your logo. You also may be confused by both protections. Which does what? Do I really need it? How much is it? How will it protect me? I know, you have probably have a million questions. In this post, I will be answering which one you need for a logo and why.

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Timeline Of A Trademark Application

The trademark process can widely vary, but you can count on a minimum of 6 months until receiving a registration. However, most applications take 9 months to a year to receive an official registration.

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Sales Tax After Wayfair v. South Dakota

The days of only paying sales tax for purchases made the state you’re physically in are gone. With the Supreme Court decision of Wayfair v. South Dakota, states are now allowed to collect sales tax from companies that conduct a certain amount of business in the state. Find out whether you should be collecting sales tax from everyone.

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Why Run An Official Name Search?

Your google search and trademark database search may not be enough. you could possibly save you and your business thousands of dollars by running an official name search as soon as possible.

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How to Respond to a Trademark Office Action

If you’ve received an office action in response to your trademark application, you may start to stress. Don’t worry yet. You may still have a chance of getting approved. Learn how to complete your response, or schedule your free 15-minute consultation to determine your best course of action!

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