The United States is the global economic powerhouse. Everybody can participate in it! Many entrepreneurs in the world dream of starting a business in the USA and wonder how difficult it may be. If you are seeking to take advantage of the opportunities in the USA or hoping to establish a physical o virtual presence for your company but you are not a U.S. citizen, you can do it! Registering an LLC is one of
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As the Super Bowl® LVII approaches, have you noticed how the term “Super Bowl” is not often mentioned in commercials and other forms of advertising? Instead, they use words like “The Big Game” or something similar. That’s because the National Football League (NFL) has owned the “Super Bowl” trademark since 1969, and they are ferocious defenders of their Intellectual Property. Companies that want to use the name will need to pay them for the rights.
Mariah Carey wanted a Trademark for Christmas. Mariah Carey has been called the “Queen of Christmas” following the success of her 1994 holiday classic, “All I Want For Christmas Is You.” This reign led Carey to apply with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in March 2021 to market herself as the sole “Queen of Christmas” legally. The trademark would mean no one else could use the title for marketing and merchandising. Her company, Lotion LLC, wanted to use
Recently, online publications reported that actor Bruce Willis was the first Hollywood star to sell the rights to his digital image to an Artificial Intelligence video production company called Deepcake. This firm makes “digital twins” (deepfakes) of celebrities for use in films and advertising. The deal would’ve allowed Mr. Willis, who is suffering from health issues, to continue monetizing his intellectual property without being physically present. The actor’s agent later denied any sale of his rights, but
An accusation of trademark infringement is an expensive and time-consuming inconvenience. Before using or registering a trademark for a logo or catchy slogan for your business or product, you must ensure no one else had already trademarked something similar or has been using it before you did for the same type of business. The last thing you want is to invest a lot of time, money, and effort in selecting the right trademark only to
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