Unless you are an attorney, one of the first things you think about when building a company is definitely not trademark issues. Your brand name,
Many lawyers use smart phones and other mobile devices to share information with clients and communicate with their teams when they are out of the office. These new and accessible technologies raise many security and privacy concerns, and clients need to start demanding that their law firms pay attention to these issues. A lawyer’s improper or careless use of mobile technology, court systems, and the firm’s systems can result in loss of clients’ data and legal liability for the firm.
An overwhelming number of websites, blogs, digital ads, and quasi-legal technology companies tout their expertise relating to any legal issue you can imagine. Here’s something you won’t see on those sites but need to decide before you seal the deal: are they technically competent to handle your business, and will they protect your sensitive company information? One of the major issues that many law practices grapple with relates to dinosaur thoughts—an “old ways are best” mentality.
Did you know that colors can be trademarks? Color may be protectable as a trademark when it has attained “secondary meaning” among consumers (i.e., it
When Does “Performance Art” Become Trademark Infringement? Recently, a pop-up shop called Dumb Starbucks appeared in Los Angeles, CA, east of the Hollywood Hills. This
Press Release CLOUD-BASED VIRGINIA INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW FIRM EXPANDS McLean, VA, July, 23 2013 – Cloudigy Law, a cloud-based intellectual property and technology law firm,
Let’s pretend that you like to rip music from peer-to-peer sites like BitTorrent and LimeWire and pull copies of photos from picture sharing sites for