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This Could Kill Your Business – Trademark Basics 101

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What’s the Worst That Could Happen if You Don’t Trademark Your Brand Name? 1. If you start selling a good or service without owning the brand name that you are selling under, you risk being sued by a trademark owner who may have the same or similar name. This may […]

The Infringing Bean: A Case Study in Art Copyrights

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A giant bean made it to the international intellectual property scene. The design at issue is referred to as “the bean” because of its shape. This bean is in fact a monumental (33 by 66 by 42 feet, weighing 110 tons) Chicago-based arched oval sculpture fashioned in stainless steel, reflecting the […]

Copyright Protection in the 2016 Presidential Election

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As the 2016 United States presidential election nears, the Republican Presidential Candidate, Donald Trump, was duly reminded of crucial elements in U.S. copyright law. In September of 2016, Mr. Trump’s son, Donald Trump Jr., made a statement comparing Syrian refugees with a bowl of Skittles, the bright and chewy candy. […]

Even Apple Has to Keep an Eye on its Trademarks; What About You?

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Apple’s Court Battle Turns Rotten over Chinese iPhone Trademark The company Apple, who most investors will say is the most valuable brand in the world today due to its devout consumer following, was dealt a blow in a Beijing court recently over its iPhone trademark. Apple is a perennial titan […]