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Trademark Law

What The Trademark Ruling On The Washington Redskins Means For Business

Quora | Posted 01.26.2017 | Business

What does the D.C. federal court's trademark law ruling on the Washington Redskins' name mean for business in general? originally appeared on Quora - ...

The 7 Biggest Mistakes to Avoid When Naming Your Business

Steve Cook | Posted 06.02.2015 | Small Business
Steve Cook

Choosing a name for your business is a crucial step in starting a company, and there are many mistakes you can make. A great business name is unique but easy to remember, and it should be able to carry your business into a profitable future.

Five Legal Myths That Can Cost You a Fortune

Jack Garson | Posted 04.06.2014 | Business
Jack Garson

Your mom already warned you: Just because everyone else is doing something doesn't mean you should. Remember the bridge?

The Butt Face Comes To A Noble End

The Huffington Post | Alice Hines | Posted 10.25.2012 | Small Business

In a blow to dumb T-shirt lovers everywhere, "The Butt Face" is no more. The clothing brand, a spoof on preppy fleece-maker The North Face, was ord...

Starbucks Is Not Happy About This

The Huffington Post | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 10.11.2012 | Small Business

Starbucks is chasing after Starbarks, a local dog daycare center in Algonquin, Ill., alleging that the kennel’s name and logo are too similar to its...

Dunkin Donuts' Weird New Trademark

Posted 10.05.2012 | Business

You've heard the phrase so many times, it's hardly worth more than a lukewarm cup of coffee. "Best in America" might be a bit tired, but that hasn'...

Reevaluating Ownership

Jennifer Hamady | Posted 06.06.2012 | Small Business
Jennifer Hamady

Trademarks are becoming as common as commas, yet with a far greater impact than overused punctuation. While the legal lockdown of conversational language is progressing, the copyright law and rights are being thoroughly challenged.


The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 08.01.2011 | Denver

Broncos legendary quarterback and current Vice President, John Elway, has asked an obscure Colorado punk rock band named 'Elway' to stop using his sur...

Glenn Beck Loses Claim Against Web Site Creator's

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

A web site mocking Glenn Beck's integrity has won a claim brought against it by the Fox News commentator accusing the site of violating trademark righ...