Is your business protected by trademark?

What’s in a business name? Would your company by any other name produce profits as sweet?  Our apologies to William Shakespeare, but have you seriously considered the advantages of having your name protected by a trademark and the risks of not seeking registration?

  •  Do you understand if your name or logo can be protected under trademark law and the rationale for having trademark protection?
  • Perhaps you do most of your business in the state, have you ever considered why you might still want a Federal trademark registration and if you are eligible?
  • Ever consider how you could be prevented from using your own business name inside or outside of Connecticut?
  • Any idea what “prior use” means?

If you think you’re protected just because you registered your business entity with the CT Secretary of State, then you really need to sign up for this webinar.

Steven T. Cooper is a partner with Ware, Fressola, Maguire & Barber LLP, specializing in intellectual property law. His practice focuses on obtaining intellectual property protection for clients through patents, trademark and service mark registrations in the United States and in foreign countries, and managing intellectual property portfolios. Steven also has experience in providing searches and opinions regarding infringement, validity and registrability of intellectual property, aiding clients in third party disputes involving patents, trademarks and copyrights and preparing agreements relating to intellectual property transactions.


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