As a Business Owner You’re Thinking: Why Bother with Filing a Trademark?

I know what you’re thinking:  You’re thinking: “Why bother with filing a trademark?”  And, your next thought: “Even if I need to file, why use a lawyer?”  And then: “Who needs a trademark lawyer?  The website makes it look easy!” Let me tell you why. Trademark owners do not have to file for registration in […] Read More

You Can Sue, But You Can’t Hide

The United States Court of International Trade was recently the setting for an action brought by a company that wished to remain anonymous. The plaintiff, referred to as XYZ Corporation, had been importing DURACELL batteries into the United States for 27 years. When goods that are genuine products of a trademark owner like DURACELL – […] Read More