Month: July 2012

July 31, 2012

Small Business Horror Story #5: Trademark Denied

The first step in starting a business is to choose a name.  In my article on How to Start a Business in…

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July 24, 2012

Trademark Basics

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) website is incredibly helpful in educating people about the trademark process.  However, there are…

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July 17, 2012

Leaving a Business

I just got a call from someone who wants to resign from his company, leaving his partner behind.  He was surprised to…

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July 2, 2012

Beware Unofficial Trademark Solicitations

One of my clients recently called in a panic because she had just received a notice that the trademarks I’d filed on…

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