What is the Purpose of Trademark Registration?

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December 31, 2014 | Posted in IP Law, Trademarks | By

The purpose of trademark registration is to protect the trademark from infringement by competitors. Registering your mark ensures that you have a claim of ownership over its use, and can use this registration as proof in court of the mark’s

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When Does a Business Need a Trademark?

November 12, 2014 | Posted in IP Law, Trademarks | By

The trademark attorneys of Gertner, Mandel, Peslak are often asked by business owners when does a business need a trademark? In fact, every successful business will have a trademark whether they create one knowingly or it merely happens by default.

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What is a Trademark?

October 15, 2014 | Posted in IP Law, Trademarks | By

A trademark is a name or logo that is used in connection with the sale of products or services to identify the source of the goods or services.  Trademarks can be inherently strong or can become strong trademarks through effective

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Trademark Law – An Overview

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May 20, 2014 | Posted in IP Law, Trademarks | By

Trademarks are names or logos used in connection with the sale of products or services to identify the source of the goods or services. Unlike patents, trademarks do not offer legal protection for the product or service. Rather, trademark law

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Social Media and Trademark Infringement

February 17, 2014 | Posted in IP Law, Trademarks | By

A recent case in the Western District of Virginia sheds some interesting light on the use of claims of Trademark Infringement, False Association and False Endorsement, False Designation of Origin, and False Advertising under the Lanham Act (aka the Trademark

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