Springfield Trademark Attorneys & Lawyers
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- Intellectual Property Assignment Agreement
- One-Way Non-Disclosure Agreement
- Media Release Agreement
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Our experienced Springfield trademark attorneys & lawyers represent individuals and businesses with everything they need to secure and protect their trademarks. Our attorneys can help individuals with everything from trademark clearance searches to determine whether the desired mark is available for adoption, use, and registration. By reviewing the search reports thoroughly, they can conclusively determine the extent to which a mark is already being used and the potential success of filing a trademark.
Trademark licensing can be complex, but our trademark attorneys have experience drafting agreements on behalf of both licensees and trademark owners - thus allowing you to capitalize on your valuable intellectual property. Our Springfield trademark attorneys can also draft and file your trademark with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), including Intent to Use and Use in Commerce applications.
Our attorneys can also help protect your trademark around the globe by assisting clients with filing trademark applications under the Madrid Protocol, which allows trademark holders to obtain protection in multiple countries by filing a single application.
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Patent vs. Copyright
- 5 min read
Updated November 12, 2020:
What Is a Patent and What Is a Copyright?
Patents, typically utility patents, and copyrights are both types of intellectual property that grant rights to creators and inventors and protect their work from being exploited without their permission but differ in the type of property they protect.
Protecting Your Ideas
Business success hinges on ideas. Without an original idea, a business will struggle to turn a profit. But what happens when another business steals that idea? What protects a business from other people trying to take its money-making products or strategies and turn them into their own? Most companies have two options: patents or copyrights. Choosing between applying for
Cease and Desist
- 9 min read
What Is a Cease and Desist Letter?
A cease and desist letter is an official warning about illegal behavior that lets you know further penalties could follow if the behavior, such as patent infringement, doesn't stop. It does not automatically lead to a lawsuit.
Here are some ways one might violate the intellectual property of another:
- Plagiarizing someone's work
- Using an invention without th
How to Trademark a Logo
- 11 min read
Updated June 22, 2020:
What Is a Trademarked Logo?
A trademarked logo is a company logo that has been trademarked and receives protection through the trademark laws.
What Is a Trademark?
A trademark is used to protect intellectual property from infringement. A trademark is a name, word, logo, or symbol that represents a company. Time and money are spent developing a company's logo, and it is therefore important to protect.
A company's logo is representative of the brand. The logo is also recognizable by customers, making it important to also protect its reputation.
A trademark is not required, nor is it always necessary. For sm
Trademarks - How to Obtain a Trademark
- 10 min read
Understanding how to obtain a trademark requires an understanding of what a trademark is and its purpose. A federal trademark is a symbol, word, or words legally registered or established by use as representing a company or product within the United States.
A Guide to Federal Trademarks and How to Obtain One
Learn more about a federal trademark, who it's for, the requirements and process for obtaining a trademark online.
What is a Trademark?
In the United States, a symbol or words that a person or business legally registers to represent their company or product is considered a federal trademark.
When people refer to a trademark they are often referring to a federal trademark versus a state trademark. The following task list will allow you to obtain a trademark electronically using the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) electronic filing application. This task list will also walk you through severa