Protecting Trademarks in the Metaverse

The Metaverse is coming into your life. Brand owners are getting ready to jump at the opportunity to participate in the Metaverse and cash on the virtual world. They are also getting ready to protect their trademarks. Make no mistake about it. For the most part, we are talking about the big firms. Think about Facebook, which changed its corporate name to Meta. Disney, Hyundai, and Nike, to name a few, are also staking a…

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Some Marijuana Companies Violating Candy Trademarks

Now that marijuana has been approved for recreational purposes in states such as Arizona, edible cannabis companies are creating products and trying to be creative. However, some are copying established candy brands’ look and feel. This is not cute, funny, or creative, but those companies are in fact violating long-standing trademarks. They can be sued. Big time. We explain. Brands, Trademarks and Packaging Some marijuana companies are packing edibles in wrappers that resemble candies such…

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Operating Agreements: Just Like a Prenup for Your Business

Some legal documents are too important to ignore. One of those is an Operating Agreement. This is especially important for a Limited Liability Corporation (LLC) with more than one owner. Basically, this document will be like a prenuptial agreement. Why? Creating a business with a partner or partners is just like marriage: You may enter this relationship hoping for the best but a written OA will be preparing you for the worst, aiming to protect…

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