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Who is the Best Trademark Attorney in NYC?

Intellectual property is a crucial asset for many types of businesses.

Due to the technological expansion of commerce, protecting the value of trademarks, designs, copyrights, and patents has become exceedingly complex. Because of this, top companies turn to top attorneys for support.

Having worked with many trademark attorneys over the years, the best ones have a few things in common:

  1. Vision - to see how a company can leverage trademark protections to gain greater control over commercial transactions (in ways the competitors may not have thought to do so).
  2. Experience - in handling multiple intellectual property issues—from application to litigation, and false advertising to domain disputes.
  3. Commitment - to creating win-win partnerships that provide the utmost value for all parties.

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How Much Does a Trademark Attorney Cost?

You can't do it all.

At some point, most corporations will have to rely on trademark attorneys for registering, and protecting trademarks. It’s a multi-step process, requiring unwavering attention to detail, and intimate knowledge of the culture, laws, and languages of the region in which you want to register. Your company may not have the manpower or the skill-set to get these complex jobs done solely in-house.

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The In-House Trademark Attorney's Guide to Reducing Expenses

Trademark law has changed in recent years.

And we're not just talking about the laws themselves, though many countries have undergone massive changes in legislation.

We mean the amount of money, time, and effort required to conduct a thorough risk-assessment. If you're a trademark lawyer who began his or her career pre-Internet, you know exactly what we're talking about.

In the early 2000s, the Internet opened the doors to something we now take for granted: A global economy with business opportunities beyond our predecessors' wildest dreams. But it also paved the way for something we didn't want: An increasingly complex trademark clearance process.

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4 Considerations Before Purchasing a Dead Trademark

Finding the ideal trademarks for your business can be grueling.

In a global economy that’s growing every day, the opportunities to seize the marks you want without creating a likelihood of confusion with an existing trademark is steadily shrinking.

When you find a mark you like, it can seem like an opportunity too good to pass up. The issues start when these perfectly matched marks are dead or abandoned.

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How to Find the Best Trademark Attorney: 7 Questions to Ask

While there may not be as many trademark attorneys as there are dentists, there are enough to make you wonder: Am I working with the best?  What is their experience? How would I even know?.. when evaluating potential candidates, many factors must be considered. After all, this person is being entrusted with a high level of responsibility.

Choosing the right Trademark Attorney isn't easy, checking these 7 things should help you make the right decision...

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The China Trademark Registration Process Cheatsheet

Registering trademarks internationally is smart.

Whether you are currently selling overseas, or are simply open to the possibility, covering your bases ahead of time is essential.

And, if you are one of the many U.S. companies planning to partner with Chinese retailers, manufacturers and subcontractors in the near future, you DEFINITELY want international protection.

When IS the right time to register in China?

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Trademark Clearance Search: Minimizing Risk When Choosing a Brand Name

Let's be honest, everyone finds themselves in situations where they are tempted to cut corners.

And sometimes that can actually be a good thing, Responsible for preparing 100 gift baskets that must be tied with 100 ribbons in an hour? Throw out the extravagant example decor in favor of a simpler bow-tie you can pull off.

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U.S. Trademark Classes vs. International Trademark Classes Cheat Sheet

Do you need to file your trademark according to the U.S. trademark classification system?

No—in September 1973, the U.S. classification system was replaced with the International Classification of Goods and Services for the Purposes of the Registration of Marks. The same 45 Nice Categories of goods and services (named after the city of Nice, France, where the first classes were negotiated) have since been used in both Europe and the United States.

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