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Using a Letter of Protest to Oppose a Trademark Application

The Trademark Application Process in a Nutshell Here’s the general flow of how trademark applications go at the United States...

Q&A: Should I create two separate companies for my two brands?

This is a question I received by email is response to an article I wrote at NichePursuits.com. I’ve removed private...

3 Steps to Claiming a Trademark for Your Niche Site or Products

This article was originally posted on NichePursuits.com. In this post, I’m going to discuss some basic trademark issues that you...

3 Reasons to use a Trademark Attorney

As you probably know, I am an attorney. I try not to be biased in my opinions, but you be...

Q&A: Can I use Art Derived from Someone Else’s Work?

A reddit question from /u/KarateBeck: Question Response The Homer drawing could be one of two things: A derivative work (bad...

Q&A: Is it Safe to Use Google Images in a Blog?

This question wasn’t asked specifically to me, but appeared on reddit at /r/blogging, where I like to answer legal questions....

Q&A: What Happens if You Don’t Disclaim Affiliate Links?

A question for Reddit /u/palindrome03: Question Response I haven’t really seen the FTC do much about affiliate notices. Even if...

Q&A: How Do I Choose a Name for My Blog?

A reddit question from /u/rjspencer0925: Question Response This is a trademark issue. You want to try to avoid using the...

These logos don’t look the same! Trademark Infringement?

This post comes from a reddit thread by /u/helpmeredditimbored about an article from the Richmond Times. Factual Summary Kroger, an...

Q&A: Can I use Images from Amazon for a Product Review Site?

This question comes from Reddit, /u/snevs: Question Response Fair use is a context specific, case-by-case determination. This means that you...

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