Why Hire a Trademark Attorney to File a Trademark?

By Carmen Cornejo You have probably seen internet companies that file Trademarks for cheap. They seem professional but to get to the point, there is a Mexican saying that goes “Lo barato sale caro”- which translated means “what comes cheap can really cost you a lot of money”. A lot of money, plus the opportunity to advance your business. These internet companies lack the professionalized attention since their phone and chat features are taken care…

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Nike and Undefeated Steal Logo from United States Naval Academy and Get Into Trouble

Even those who are not trademark attorneys were calling out Oregon based Nike and Los Angeles-based company Undefeated for taking the United States Naval Academy crest and use it as a brand logo. As you can see here, many of the features of the two are the same. Nike and Undefeated just simply added the Undefeated simpler design at the center and changed the words and few other touches. Many at the Naval Academy and around Maryland…

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NDAs can protect your business in spite of its infamous misuse

This legal document has been in the news lately so much and some of it’s use has been controversial. Trump has used one to gag porn star and producer Stormy Daniels and makes individuals working with him, sign.  Harvey Weinstein had used it in an attempt to systematically silence his alleged victims. But this legal tool also helps companies to protect themselves from disgruntled employees, to keep secret formulas, trade secrets, intellectual property or other confidential information.…

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Facebook confronting lawsuits for use of face recognition technology

Thank you SHAIZAH HASAN for your contribution. As if it wasn’t enough with the Cambridge Analytica problem, Facebook is facing a class action lawsuit against their illegal use of a facial recognition on photos, without users’ approval. It seems like Mark Zuckerberg and his staff of social media geniuses can’t catch a break. Just a little over a week after Zuckerberg’s 10-hour testimony with Congress about Cambridge Analytics harvesting of user data, Facebook must now go to court for…

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Ed Sheeran and Tim McGraw sued for song copyright violation

Famous musicians, Ed Sheeran and Tim McGraw, are battling a lawsuit against Sean Carey and Beau Golden for copyrighting Carey/Golden’s 2014 song “When I Found You”. Ed Sheeran co-wrote Tim McGraw and Faith Hill’s song “Rest of Our Life” which became very popular and climbed in the music charts. The Australian duo Carey/Golden claims the song deliberately copies the music notes and the overall theme from their 2014 song. You can hear a layered comparison…

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