Intellectual Property

Protect your work from copycats. Learn the difference between trademarks, copyrights, and patents so you can safeguard your intellectual property.

Three Common Myths About Copyrights and the Internet

The Internet age has produced many myths about copyright. However, for all that the Internet has changed, copyright has remained the same. This…

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What Is Intellectual Property?

IP protects original works of the mind, such as literary and artistic works, inventions, designs, and company names.

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How to Trademark a Name

The trademark application process can be complicated, so you need to know what the United States Patent and Trademark Office is looking for when you…

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How to Trademark a Logo

Trademarking your company's logo is an essential step to protect your rights. It's also a complex process that requires expert legal assistance.

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The Pros and Cons of Registering Photo and Music Copyrights as a Collection or Group

For a prolific artist, photographer or musician, trying to register a copyright for each creative piece separately can be expensive and time-…

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Counterfeit Goods: What You Can Do to Protect Your Brand

Creating a brand that customers rely on is a major asset for any business. When the brand’s promise is compromised due to counterfeiting, the trust…

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How to Avoid Copyright Infringement

Here's how to avoid accidentally stepping on the rights of another's creative work.

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Patent Office Action: What is it and How Do I Respond?

It’s not uncommon to get an Office action when you apply for a patent. What is an Office action? How should you respond? Find out more about what…

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Soft Intellectual Property: What Is It and How Is It Valued?

Soft intellectual property is the life blood of content creators. Learn more about what soft intellectual property is and how it is valued.

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The Fair Use Doctrine: When Use of Copyrighted Material is Acceptable

There isn’t one easy definition of fair use, however some fair use guidelines help determine if fair use is applicable in a certain case.

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