Trademark infringement is more common than you think. How common, you ask? Well, it’s estimated that about 50% of businesses experience trademark infringement, either by being infringed upon or by committing infringement themselves. That’s a pretty high number… and it can also be a very costly lawsuit.
A recent Supreme Court ruling has changed the game for trademark lawsuits, making it more important than ever to get your trademarks in line (learn more about that important ruling here!)
So today we’ll get to the heart of your infringement questions in a way that allows you to take a deep breath… and then take action to safeguard your business.
In this episode, we’ll cover:
What exactly constitutes trademark infringement
The important considerations you must make if you suspect that you’re infringing on a trademark, or if someone is infringing on yours.
Trademark cancellations – how ‘being first’ can help in your trademark fight.
Why an official trademark search is imperative to ensuring that you know where you stand with your trademark.
Rebranding your business after infringement
If you need help protecting your company’s trademarks or running an official trademark search, shoot me an email at [email protected].
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Announcing the Legalpreneur Pro Bono Grant!
In an effort to support small businesses throughout this trying time, my law firm Andrea Sager Law has developed the Legalpreneur Pro Bono Grant. Over the next 5 weeks will be giving away free trademark search and application packages to two small businesses – an $1800 value!
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Disclaimer: The Legalpreneur Podcast is advertising/marketing material. It is not legal advice. Please consult with your attorney on these topics. Copyright Andrea Sager Law 2020.