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Special Forces Support Fund Green Beret Support

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As  some may know, in addition to running this law firm, I am the co-founder of a 501(C)(3) nonprofit, the Special Forces Support Fund™. The Special Forces Support Fund™ exists solely to support actively deployed Army special forces soldiers. The term “special forces” is used a bit loosely by civilians (we usually mean “special operations […]

The Special Forces Support Fund™ : Our Firm’s Nonprofit

Aug 23

Personal

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What symbol should you use after your business name? And when can you use ™, or ®? Any time you use your trademark, you should use a trademark symbol with it to let consumers and competitors know you are claiming your product and brand as your own. The symbols let others know you are asserting […]

Can I Use ™ Or ® After My Name?

Jul 22

Intellectual Property

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A trademark is any word, phrase, symbol, design, or any combination thereof, that identifies your brand of products or services. It can be the name of your product, your slogan, or even your logo. Trademarking is one of the most critical aspects of owning a business that every entrepreneur needs to know about. Let’s use […]

What Is A Trademark?

Jul 19

Intellectual Property

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www.paigehulse.com How to protect your trademark

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Everything you need to know about maintaining a trademark Trademark protection is an ongoing endeavor. In fact, there are two main ways that you must maintain your trademark registration: 1. Continue to “police” your trademark (i.e., watch for similar names) According to the USPTO website, “[y]ou are responsible for enforcing your rights if you receive […]

What you need to do after you register your trademark

Jun 11

Intellectual Property

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From concept to shelf, authoring and publishing a book can seem like a daunting task. In modern times, unless already established as a bestselling author, much of the work of traditional publishing is done by the author. When writing a book, there are three aspects of intellectual property that authors need to keep in mind: […]

Intellectual Property And Book Publishing

Jun 7

Intellectual Property

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Choosing a business name (wisely) is one of the most common questions that lands in our inbox at Paige Hulse Law, and is without a doubt the most common type of legal dispute we are asked to handle. What happens if a name you’ve chosen for your business, product, or slogan happens to look a […]

How Do You Choose A Business Name? A Case Study Of Evermore

Apr 23

Intellectual Property

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What happens if two companies, unlikely to be confusing to the general public, claim rights to the same name? Is there still a “likelihood of confusion?” This is the precise question that the country music trio, Lady A, is currently facing. In May of 2010, the country trio applied to register the name Lady A […]

Lady Antebellum: A Case Study In Trademarking Early

Mar 30

Intellectual Property

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Online Privacy Laws All Business Owners Must Comply With

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Online business owners are the architects of the internet. Particularly following a year of many businesses moving to online models, it’s not only critical that a business have an attractive, engaging, and accessible online home: a website must comply with all required online privacy laws. After all, what good is a website, if it just […]

A Legal Overview Of Online Privacy Laws Businesses Must Comply With To Stay Legal In 2021

Mar 20

Intellectual Property

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If you learn one thing from this blog, let it be this: run a due diligence search before you begin operating a business with any name, logo, or begin to spend money on branding. Sometimes, you will get lucky, and spend thousands of dollars on branding, only to later find out that there are similar […]

Do this BEFORE you name, brand, or rebrand your business

Feb 25

Intellectual Property

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IT’S NEVER TOO SOON TO START PLANNING FOR RETIREMENT. TAX MINIMIZATION CAN BE ESPECIALLY HARD FOR ENTREPRENEURS, WHO HAVE TO KEEP UP WITH TAX LAW AND INVESTMENT STRATEGIES WHILE MANAGING A BUSINESS Note: this article is derived from our friends at Provident CPA and Advisors, a tax firm we recommend to all of our clients […]

How Can Entrepreneurs Plan for Retirement?

Feb 19

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