Advice, Tips, & Thoughts
for Inventors, Innovators, & Entrepreneurs

Trademark
Matching your legal strategy to key product development milestones. (A conversation with Steven Selikoff)

A conversation with Steven Selikoff, author of The Complete Book of Product Design, Development, Manufacturing, and Sales.

May 17, 2021
Trademark
Trademarks for e-Commerce: The complete guide from an Intellectual Property attorney.

For e-Commerce store owners: how Trademarks can protect your brand, and the process to follow to secure your own registered Mark

May 10, 2021
Trademark
Trademark Infringement on Facebook: Can your page be shut down for IP violations?

Navigating trademarks in the wild wild west world of the internet.

April 30, 2021
Trademark
Hitting Your Mark: Designing a Distinctive Trademark

Why do you need a distinctive trademark? Understanding the different levels of distinctiveness can make or break your trademark application.

April 23, 2021
Trademark
Trademark Infringement: A Conversation with Trevor Bradford

A conversation with Trevor Bradford, an expert in litigation and intellectual property law, where we discuss trademark infringement and what you can do

April 16, 2021
Trademark
(ANSWERED) Common Trademark misconceptions and answers.

I recently had a Q&A chat with a friend and fellow business owner about all things TRADEMARKS.

April 9, 2021
Trademark
Applying for Your Mark: Five Tips for Trademark Success

Practical and easy-to-follow tips and tricks that will make any trademark protection for your brand even stronger.

April 2, 2021
Trademark
Trademarks: Likelihood of Confusion Explained

Making sense of the Likelihood of Confusion so your own likelihood of confusion about Likelihood of Confusion has a low likelihood of being confusing.

March 26, 2021
Startup
Not sure if you need a Trademark? Here are 4 ways a ™ can protect your brand.

Why should you get a trademark? Use trademarks wisely for exclusivity, branding, clearance, and valuation.

March 19, 2021
Strategy
A Guide to Intellectual Property Strategy (from an IP Attorney)

How to move beyond the “file & hold” or “file & prosecute” intellectual property strategies and build assets that strengthen your competitive advantage.

February 12, 2021
Patent
Top Tips for your NDAs and Confidentiality Agreements

If you find yourself using NDAs and Confidentiality Agreements often, you should be aware of the many ways that you can customize your...

July 15, 2020
Patent
When Am I Ready to File a Patent?

The innovation process is complex, iterative, and often undefined. This makes it hard to know when you’re ready to file for initial...

July 7, 2020
Impact
IP Strategy Roundup (16 June 2020)

IP Strategy sits at the crossroads of technology, law, and business. With a focus on competitive advantage, IP Strategy can be aligned...

June 16, 2020
Impact
Get “Patent Pending” – The Number One Reason You Need a Provisional Patent Application to Protect Your Invention (and how to use our 30-day challenge to get “patent pending”)

Inventors are intelligent and inquisitive. That’s a good thing. That’s how your invention came about in the first place.

June 5, 2020
Patent
Do you develop technology as an independent contractor? Here’s how you should think about defining your IP ownership, assignments, and licenses

There are a lot of moving parts when you start working together with another party on joint research & development or in an independent...

May 29, 2020
Startup
After Your Trademark Is Registered–Here Are The Things You Should Know

It’s exciting to get your trademark application approved for registration. Plus, you get a fancy certificate to show off once the...

May 28, 2020
Patent
Should you File a Divisional, Continuation, or Continuation-in-Part before your Patent Issues?

Your patent claims are allowed. Your patent is going to issue soon. Congratulations!

May 15, 2020
Impact
IP Strategy Weekly Roundup (5 May 2020)

IP Strategy sits at the crossroads of technology, law, and business. With a focus on competitive advantage, IP Strategy can be aligned...

May 6, 2020

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