What is a trademark?
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What is a trademark?

A trademark is a word, phrase, symbol, and/or design that identifies and distinguishes the source of the goods of one party from those of others. For example, famous trademarks would include companies like Apple, Nike, McDonalds, and other popular brand names.  What is trademark infringement? Trademark infringement is the unauthorized use of a trademark or service…

Patents: Everything you need to know
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Patents: Everything you need to know

In 1790, Samuel Hopkins was issued the first patent for a process of making potash, an ingredient used in fertilizer. The patent was signed by President George Washington. Since that day more than 6 million patents have been issued in the United States alone.  However, the history of patents goes back much farther than Samuel…

Contracts and Breach of Contracts
202008.07
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Contracts and Breach of Contracts

Contracts are part of our way of life. If you were one of the lucky ones, your parents gave you an allowance as a child. The allowance was likely not just given, but had to be earned through chores. In a small way, you had a contract with your parents. If you did chores, then…

Auction Houses: How does strict liability help you?
202004.27
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Auction Houses: How does strict liability help you?

Your First Car and the Auction House  Imagine that you are buying your first car. Starting your search online, you find an auction house that has the exact car you’ve had your eye on for months. In a rush, you call the auction house to confirm and to get a ballpark estimate of how much…