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USPTO Trademark Application: Filing Basis

USPTO Trademark Application: Filing Basis

A USPTO trademark application can be confusing when trying to determine not only the difference between filing basis (“in use” and “intent to use” applications), but which best suits your needs. The primary difference between these two versions comes down to whether...

Invest in trademark registration: See what happens

Invest in trademark registration: See what happens

In December of 2019, I was about to pull the trigger on the $5k club coaching program. My biz girlfriend highly recommended it, but I was over investing in my business and not getting ANY results. I was investing in other coaches, copywriters, FB ads, and everything...

Trademark Myths Holding Your Business Back

Trademark Myths Holding Your Business Back

Have you ever looked into trademark registration whether through Google or Facebook Groups? There are so many trademark myths floating around and it's unclear what's true and what's not. So many business owners hesitate to take this step because they aren't sure what...

5 Honest Reasons You Should Not Register Your Trademark

5 Honest Reasons You Should Not Register Your Trademark

This guide will help you make a decision to start the trademark process Often, clients come to me really excited to work together to register their trademark. We hop on a phone call, and I ask them some questions. At that moment, I'm trying to gauge whether it’s a...

Should I hire a trademark attorney to register my trademark?

Should I hire a trademark attorney to register my trademark?

  When you hire a trademark attorney, most will conduct a comprehensive trademark searches and opinion letters Most attorneys that you hire will perform a comprehensive search. A comprehensive trademark search is a search that is conducted by a company that has...

Difference between registered and unregistered trademarks

Difference between registered and unregistered trademarks

You heard a lot of things about the importance of registered trademark and own your trademark but you’re not sure what the registered and unregistered trademark means. Well today that’s what we’re going to talk about and by the end of this video you’re going to be...

What to include in your terms and conditions

What to include in your terms and conditions

Do you ever wonder why the heck you have a terms and conditions page on your website? Do you know what to include in your terms and conditions? Well, let's chat about that today. I think it's so important when it comes to the legal part of your business to know why...

When Should Your Small Business Register its Trademark?

When Should Your Small Business Register its Trademark?

This question gets asked to me time and time again. When should my small business register its trademark? And I'll give you the lawyerly answer, which is, it depends. I've recommended many of my clients to wait, but I've also recommended clients to start before their...

5 Reasons You Need to Register a Trademark

5 Reasons You Need to Register a Trademark

Your business is growing and you've been hearing the buzz about registering a trademark all over entertainment blogs. You also know people who have had their trademarks stolen and it's something that lingers in the back of your mind. Some days you think, "That's never...

Human Resources: Department of One

Human Resources: Department of One

Today's post is a guest post from Oginga Carr, an organizational structure expert, and business consultant. I wanted to include a segment on Human Resources because many small business have to depend on one person as a Human Resources department. Oginga will explain...