Stop fakes at the border. Recording your Trademark and Copyright registration with CBP protects against counterfeiting and piracy. Imported goods that infringe your intellectual property will be detained and seized.
A copyright protects original works of authorship including literary, dramatic, musical, and artistic works. Examples are: poetry, novels, movies, songs, computer software, and architecture. However, a trademark is a word, phrase, symbol, and/or...
Copyright registration enables a copyright owner to seek statutory damages, attorneys’ fees, and costs for infringement that occurs after the effective date of registration. If you register your work within five years of publication you’ll have a presumption of validity in litigation and more benefits.
A specimen shows how you use the trademark in commerce. Specimens for goods are different than for services. To register your trademark, you must submit an acceptable specimen.
Puerto Rico Trademark Registration. Answers to frequently asked questions. Puerto Rico trademark registrations remain in effect for ten (10) years, subject to the compliance with the applicable statute and regulation. Puerto Rico registers trademarks prior to their use in commerce.
It's a surreal moment when you see your work posted online. Perhaps you're upset that they didn't ask for your permission or that they didn't give you as the author, the credit you deserve. However, you could also be flattered or excited to see it. Nevertheless, if...
Online platforms have a trademark infringement complaint process. If your trademark is registered, it will be easier to defend your trademark rights online.
Influencers have a legal obligation to disclose the relationship between them and the brand when making endorsements in social media. These are some guidelines by the Federal Trade Commission, the federal agency that protects consumers from deceptive advertising.
The ways in which music streaming royalties are paid can be confusing even to seasoned industry insiders, and formulas vary from company to company, as we’ll see later in this section. However, the vast majority of streaming service companies adhere to a licensing...