What to Do if Someone is Selling Counterfeit Versions of My Product

If you hold a patent, trademark, or copyright on a product you designed, invented, or that is a creative expression in tangible form, and someone is selling knockoffs, you are likely feeling many different emotions. The person may be siphoning...
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Steps to Take After Being Served a Copyright or Trademark Cease and Desist Letter

If you create unique, artistic content, or you have a slogan or logo that identifies your products to the public, you know the value of copyright and trademark protection. You also probably know that if you receive a cease-and-desist letter,...
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The Rules for Including Copyrighted Material on YouTube for Commentary and Informational Purposes

Federal law dominates the world of copyright rules, including those pertaining to the use of copyrighted material in YouTube videos claiming “fair use.” States may enact statutes addressing niche issues (e.g., Florida’s Chapter 119 § 084, regulating government copyrights for...
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My Business is Being Sued for Patent Infringement – What Should I Do?

Obtaining legal representation should be your first priority after receiving a cease-and-desist letter from a patent-owner, or notice that an individual or organization has instituted a civil action against you for patent infringement pursuant to 35 U.S. Code § 271....
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How Do I Protect My Company’s Trade Secrets?

A trade secret refers to any information your company owns that has economic value, is not known by the public, and has been reasonably protected from being released to the masses. If this data were to become known, it could...
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How Successful Should My Business Be Before Registering a Trademark?

The question, “How successful should my business be before registering a trademark?” reveals an issue that intellectual property lawyers face often. Trademark protection is something many business owners do not think about until they have been operating for some time....
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Who Owns My OnlyFans Content: Myself or the Website?

For many OnlyFans creators, the content posted to the subscription service platform is a primary or sole source of income. Like any other creation or work product, OnlyFans content can be left open to theft by nefarious parties despite the...
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What Type of Patent Do I Register My Invention As?

If you a create a product or any type of invention, you need to make sure you have adequate legal protections in place. Even in the early stages of bringing your idea to fruition, you must start the patent process...
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What is the Lanham Act on Unfair Competition?

Outperforming the competition has always been the goal of American businesses, but using unfair tactics to infringe on and harm your competitor is prohibited. Much of this is spelled out in the Lanham Act, which was signed into law by...
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What is a Patent Claim Construction?

A patent claim construction is the foundation for any infringement case, and if you do not eloquently explain what you are trying to protect, that foundation will crumble. You might not prevail in the infringement analysis because there can be...
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