Trademarks

How to Type the Registered Trademark Symbol

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A person, business or other entity can register a trademark with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for legal protection purposes. A trademark is usually a distinct word, phrase or symbol that is associated by the public with a specific product, ...
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How to Trademark a Clothing Label

How Close Can a Logo Be & Not Be a Copyright Infringement?

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FASB Rules for Trademark Costs

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Trademarks are federal grants that allow businesses to exclusively use specific words, names, symbols and logos. Since exclusive use of the trademark benefits the company, trademarks are counted as an asset, known as an "intangible" asset.
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How to Transfer a Trademark

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How to Protect an Artwork Trademark

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Logo & Trademark Rules in the US

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Trademark Amortization Rules

The Internal Revenue Service and the tax authorities in some states have specific rules about trademark amortization deductions.

What Is the Penalty for Violating a Trademark?

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A trademark is a symbol, word or phrase that identifies the source of a product or service. Trademarks are valuable business assets that help consumers distinguish a particular brand in the marketplace. Trademark violations can diminish a brand's ...
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How to Trademark a Name in Michigan

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How to Find Out If a Name Has Been Trademarked

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Trademarks need not be registered to receive legal protection. The process of trademarking names involves determining the current use of the name, service or goods associated with the use, and geographic location, including international locations, ...
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How to Register a Trade Name in Massachusetts

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My Trademark Registration Lapsed

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How to Register a Trade Name in New Jersey

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Legality of a Parody of a Trade Name

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Should You Trademark Your Name Separate From the Slogan?

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How to Check to See If a Business Name Is Trademarked

Trademark law protects intellectual property, such as business names. Trademarks are an important means of identifying goods produced by a particular ...

Trademark Owner's Responsibilities

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Holding an official trademark registered with the federal government gives you the right to exclusively use your mark, but it does not come without responsibility. If you have a trademark registered by the U.S.
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Can You Trademark a Variation of a Word?

How to Trademark an Abandoned Trademark

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Registered vs. Unregistered Trademark

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When you register your trademark with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, you get automatic legal protection against the use of your mark without your permission, an act known as "infringement." However, a trademark doesn't have to be registered ...
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Difference Between a Logo & Trademark

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Do I Need to Trademark My Clothing Lines?

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