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Yahoo’s Patent Portfolio Is Up For Sale With A Pretty Big Price Tag

Financially ailing Yahoo, presently entertaining bids to sell its Web and Asian assets, has in its financial arsenal technology patents valued as high as...

Five Ways to Grow a Small Business Fast

    While you are willing to put in the time and effort to grow your small business, patience is a virtue. This is especially true...
International Trademark Protection

6 Reasons You Need International Trademark Protection

Today, many businesses are global or have the potential to be. With the click of a mouse, your product can sail over seas or fly across...

Recently Filed Trademarks – March 2016

INNOVATUS Wine Read more EPAYMENT Electronic cash transactions Read more KNC BEAUTY Cosmetic masks; Cosmetic preparations; Cosmetics; Non-medicated lip care preparations Read more EBANK Electronic cash transactions Read more CM CONTINUE MISSION Charitable...

‘Winking’ Could Be The Future of Online Purchase Authentication

Amazon earlier this month filed a patent application to enhance security when making online purchases by using a selfie and a wink. The patent application...

An Entrepreneur’s Checklist – Filing Your Own Trademark

If you are reading this, you probably have already asked yourself, “Do I really need a trademark lawyer to file a trademark application?” Well,...

Ford Earns Patent For A Movie Theater in Your Car

Ford Motor Co. recently earned a patent for tech that would allow passengers to watch movies from the windshield of their car - the tech...

Boeing Seeks Patent for UV, Germ-Zapping Lavatory

Boeing Aircraft has applied for a patent to protect its self-cleaning lavatory prototype that uses ultraviolet (UV) light to kill 99.9 percent of germs...

Coca Cola Continues To Fight To Trademark The Word “Zero”

The scoreboard still reads zero for  Coca Cola as the beverage company pushes on in their fight to trademark the word "Zero" for their “Coca-Cola Zero” diet beverage.  Despite nearly 13 years...

Caitlyn Jenner Files to Trademark Her Name

Caitlyn Jenner has taken the preemptive move to protect the use of her name as she contemplates starting a cosmetic line, according to TMZ.com The...

Google Earns Patent For Driverless Delivery Truck

  What’s interesting about Google’s  U.S. patent for a self-driving package delivery truck is that the truck not only does not need a driver to...

Trademark News – Recently Filed Trademarks

    Trademarkia just published the most recently filed trademarks. See the list below including BRAINSTREAM, UNLOCK HOME and HOP NINJA. If you are looking to...

Top Trademark Lawyers in 2015

The list is in for the top trademark lawyers in 2015.  See which lawyers filed the most trademarks this past year. Conduct a free...

Top 10 Trademark Filers in 2015

Trademarkia just published the top trademark filers in 2015 with LG Electronics Inc. at #1 with 617 marks filed. See what other companies filed the most...

Top Trademark Bullies for 2015

  The list is in for the biggest trademark bullies for 2015 was just published by Trademarkia. First place is Monster Energy Company followed by...

What Happens if soemeone registers MY trademark in a foreign country

This is not good news. The othe one claiming name to your brand could strom you disturution , manufacturing and other activity in the...

5 Things To Consider When Registering Your Trademark

So you think you have a great idea for a business name and logo and are ready to file a trademark. Consider the following...

How To Develop Your IP Strategy

As your business grows and your brand becomes more recognizable, it’s important to come up with a strategy on how to best protect your...

The Trademark Timeline (info graphic)

Didn't I file a trademark about six months ago?  Did that trademark become registered? Why haven't I heard from my lawyer? Well, there's good news....

5 Reasons Why Trademarks Are A Must

  Think about how many laundry services are called "Laundry." If you are like me, one pressed shirt is as good as the next so why...

Agreements Between Founders, Setting Up Your Business for Success

Legal disputes between founders can (and will) often erupt. (Even founders who happen to be best friends can quickly turn into worst enemies.) Simply...

How to go about a design patent

How do I create a unique product design? To accomplish this type of competitive "product branding", small businesses usually should keep a budget of between...

Protecting Growth With Design Patents

Design patents protect the unique ornamental designs of the functional aspects of your product. Ornamental designs may include perceivable designs such as a unique chair shape...

Difference between Stock and Founder shares

It becomes difficult to control contribution fairly when determining equity ownership when there are more founders. Other key employees should receive stock options, not...

PETA Claims That A Monkey Owns The Copyright For This Selfie

This animal rights organization isn't monkeying around. PETA, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, has filed a federal lawsuit pushing for a monkey to receive the...

Apple Patent Whispers Potential For Earbud Improvements

Apple is the conductor of the new generation of music directing the way music is published, purchased and consumed. With music running through Apple's...

2014 Trademark Opposition

  Imagine a small business happily and peacefully using its registered trademark.  No one bothers this small business because they are using their trademark within...

To The Drawing Board: How To Get Your Patent Drawn

There are many ways to have your patent drawn. To figure out the best approach, gauge the complexity of your invention and decide whether...

Before Starting A Startup

Written by Raj V. Abhyanker Founder of Trademarkia As both an attorney and entrepreneur, I have personally experienced the common struggles that the brave, new business owner...

To Find The Perfect Manufacturer – Ask Yourself These Questions

Do you have a great product but have no idea how to get it manufactured? That's okay because we have put together a few...

How To Build An E-Commerce Startup

As many people now prefer to shop online - e-commerce is a great business to be in. So if your up for taking advantage...

3 Tips – How To Use ™ & ® Correctly

So you have a logo and you are about to create a website when your web designer asks you, "Should we put the ™  or...

I Have a Good Idea – How Do I Protect It?

As you grow your business you must begin to reveal information to investors, clients, employees to name a few. As you start this process,...

Filing Your Trademark Internationally

As your business grows, it’s important to evaluate whether or not your brand extends beyond the country in which you are located. Often times,...

Did You Know? You Can Trademark More Than Just a Logo, Name or Slogan

Trademarks are meant to protect and distinguish your brand's unique identity. So if you think about it, it really makes sense that there are...

7 Tips On How To Create A Strong Trademark

A brand name will help you stand out from the competition but ask yourself this: "Will my brand name stand through the trademark registration...

10 Rookie Naming Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Written by Alexandra Watkins Founder of Eat My Words and Author of  “Hello, My Name is Awesome: How to Create Brand Names That Stick”   Before you trademark your...

5 Words That Major Brands Fought For In Trademark Court This Year

In 2014, major brands fought over words to trademark. In summary, Victoria Secret and Daniel Pink fought earlier this year over the flirty hue,...

How to design a logo in 10 steps

Designing a logo takes creativity of course but also some technique and ability to use logo design tools. No need to feel intimidated, you...

The Color Of Your Logo Says A Lot About Your Business

About 62%-90% of a customer's judgment about your logo is based on color, according to a study titled, Impact of color in marketing. The reason...

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