Monthly Archives: October 2011

Top 5 Benefits of Federal Trademark Registration

When a business owner decides to register his trademark or service mark, she can do so either at the state or federal level. The primary difference is that federal registration through the United States Patent and Trademark Office provides protection … Continue reading

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The Importance of Categories in Trademark and Service Mark Protection

Does it seem curious that one brand name can be used on multiple products and services all at the same time? The reason is that federal law allows business owners to claim intellectual property rights in one or more of … Continue reading

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Twitter Quibbles Over Control of the Term “Tweet”

Twitter is a highly successful Internet company that became an overnight sensation due to the modern appeal of social networking as well as the help of several high-profile celebrities. Twitter is essentially an online messaging service that allows its users … Continue reading

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