Legal Guides for Intellectual Property
Written by attorney Clifford D. Hyra, about 5 years ago. STAFF PICK
Gathering Information The first step towards registering your trademark is determining what the trademark consists of and gathering the information necessary for the application. Your... more
Written by attorney John Thomas, about 5 years ago. STAFF PICK
Consider retaining a US Patent Attorney Filing a US patent application can be a complicated process. Foreign Applications can become even more complicated especially when claiming... more
Written by attorney Melinda Giftos, over 5 years ago. STAFF PICK
USE THE MARK • Trademark rights are acquired through use of the mark.
• Use on Products: Affix your mark directly on your products and product packaging.
• Use with Services: Use the... more
Written by attorney James Lindon, over 5 years ago. STAFF PICK
Identify date of invention You don't actually need your date of invention to file an application. That date will be very important if you are ever involved in litigation, so you may as... more
Written by attorney Galen Gentry, over 5 years ago. STAFF PICK
Confirm your problem is covered by the ICANN dispute resolution policy As internet marketing becomes more popular, businesses face increasing threats on the web. Common problems include... more
Written by attorney Derek Linke, about 6 years ago. STAFF PICK
A trademark is a unique
identifier, such as a word, phrase, or design, that enables consumers to
identify you as the source of the goods or services you sell in connection with
that mark.... more
Written by attorney Brian Kinder, almost 3 years ago. STAFF PICK
Companies commonly make mistakes in their trademark applications because the online forms are “deceptively simple” and full of traps for the uninformed. Being aware of the following common... more
Written by attorney Boris Krivonos, over 3 years ago.
Infringements Just like other kinds of property, intellectual property needs protection from theft and misuse and you can profit from it. Some people confuse patents, copyrights, and... more
Written by attorney Max Eldon Harger, about 2 years ago.
Im sure youre going to see with this with many (truthfully, if not all) of the discussions on this blog but disappointingly, the short answer is it depends. Depending on... more
Written by attorney Michael S. Melfi, about 1 year ago.
What is Intellectual Property?
The team of IP experts at Melfi Associates is here to work with you on your IP management needs. We specialize in both provisional and non-provisional... more