Brand Protection

Trademarking your name

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Trademarking your name

Normally, the technicalities of the trademark world do not collide with Hollywood happenings, but a recent application for registration has brought trademarks on individual names into the spotlight.  Our names define us as unique individuals.  Granted, most people don’t have a trademark registration protecting their name, but then again, most of us don’t have hordes of fans camping out at our front doors, or a rumored net worth of one billion dollars. As you may have heard, Beyonce’s holding company recently filed applications to register RUMI CARTER (USPTO Application Serial Nos.

Do Trademark Lawyers Matter?

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Do Trademark Lawyers Matter?

A few months ago, the Commissioner for Trademarks herself came to Denver visit with several Denver area trademark attorneys.  I was thrilled to be a part of this group, and to have the opportunity to glean some inside info about the U.S.

The Power of Protests

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Protest Power

In today's political climate, hordes of citizens have found power in protests.