Trademark Lawyer

What do the symbols © and ® mean?

A trademark is a word, phrase, symbol, design, color, sound, or a combination thereof, that serves to identify the source of goods or services from those of another.  Trademark registration puts the world on notice that this is your trademark and no one else can use it.  Questions frequently arise about how trademarks should be …

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Do you need a copyright or a trademark?

In this weeks’ blog, I want to discuss the differences between copyright and trademark. But first, let’s explore intellectual property protection. Intellectual property includes processes, symbols, designs, and works created or owned by a company or individual. Copyrights protect your original work. This includes literary, musical, artistic, dramatic, and other intellectual works. To protect your …

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Copyright registration – is it necessary?

By Liza Ann Esqueda Copyrights protect your original creative content, such as works of authorship, music, web content, video, blog posts, books, articles, photographs, and much more. Without a registered copyright with the U.S. Copyright Office, you will have a difficult time of protecting your content and bringing a lawsuit against someone who has stolen …

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