There is a lot in a name when it comes to business. Here in California, we at Wang IP Law Group know the significance of your business's name and how much you want to protect it. The name you choose has a big impact on marketing success, and it could follow you around for a very long time. Once you settle on a name and start branding efforts, it is difficult to go back and change your mind. A little planning goes a long way toward you loving the name you choose.
One of the largest concerns for many organizations in California is protecting sensitive information from would-be thieves who may use confidential information to exploit critical data. In turn, companies may experience a decline in the trust of their customers, as well as a more difficult time rebuilding the integrity of their organizational processes. Businesses that prioritizes preparation for a cyber attack and fortifies their security systems can be better prepared to intervene in questionable situations before too much is exposed.
Fortnite has been in the news a lot lately, and not just for its popularity among kids. This game has drawn the ire of some celebrities who claim that the game's creators have incorporated dances they made famous without splitting the epic proceeds the game has garnered so far. The Cheat Sheet explains whether you can actually trademark a dance.
Your trademark is a word, symbol or phrase that encourages your California brand's recognition. An effective mark quickly identifies products and services as your property and provides a focal point for marketing and advertising. The attorneys at Wang IP Law Group, P.C. specialize in intellectual property law and customize strategies based on each client's needs.
If you own intellectual property rights in California, you have to stay on top of them to ensure nobody is using your intellectual property illegally. If you find someone violating your rights, then you can take them to court. Most of the time, this is a civil matter. That simply means you can sue for damages and the court punishes the person by making him or her pay you. However, according to StopFakes.gov, there are some cases where intellectual property rights violations are criminal in nature.
As a successful California business, it's crucial that you protect valuable information that makes your company all that it is. This is especially true when it comes to intellectual property (IP), which can cause quite a few problems should it fall into the wrong hands. To ensure your IP remains safe, Forbes offers the following information.
Pity the patent examiner. Millions of patent applications flood the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) each year and it is the task of the patent examiner to see if the application has previously been applied for and whether it adds to the total of human knowledge.