Do you need to register a trademark with the United States Patent and Trademark Office? Then this article is for you – print a PDF version of the Six Steps for Registering a Federal Trademark Guide here. In the United States, trademarks may be registered on the federal or on the state level. Here is a […]

Following up on a recent post, the copyright for the Diary of Anne Frank was set to expire in 2016 and, despite the controversy, so it did. The Verge reports that a spokesperson for French parliament member Isabelle Attard, posted a copy of the diary on her blog where she writes “welcome to the light, dear Anne.”  Attard […]

You have a great business and a terrific product or service and now you want to develop your brand and reap the rewards of a successful business.  You understand that protecting your brand is important but you don’t want to deal with the expense and hassle of attorneys or trademark filing services. After visiting the […]

The “USPTO” is the abbreviation for the United States Patent and Trademark Office. It is a federal government administrative agency under the Commerce Department that is responsible for granting patents and issuing trademark registrations. Facts about the USPTO: While this sounds simple enough it is actually a large agency, which hires talented lawyers and technical […]