Additional Trademark Services

Trademarks are companies’ most valuable assets—just ask Google® or Apple® Organizations like LegalZoom and Nolo provide assistance with registering a trademark; individuals can even do it themselves at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) website. However, registration is just a small piece of a successful trademark strategy. Major corporations have teams of experts focused […]

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Takedowns: Without Strategy, You Face Huge Risk

According to Federal government studies, almost 43% of items purchased from third-party sellers on popular eCommerce platforms (Amazon, eBay, Walmart.com etc.) are counterfeit. Many eCommerce seller’s first instincts are to utilize the relatively easy takedown procedures prescribed by the eCommerce platform as soon as they can. But there are risks, and those risks include spending […]

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Trademark Protection for the Fashion Industry

What is a trademark? Trademarks are source indicators. A trademark can be a word, phrase, or design and is used to identify a brand’s specific goods and services in the marketplace (Lanham Act §45, 15 U.S.C. § 1127). As the brand matures, the trademark generally increases in value.   How does trademark protection apply to the […]

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State-Specific Hemp & Marijuana Product Labelling Requirements

Recently, on the Hoban Law Group blog, we covered five tips for product labeling. As mentioned, complying with various state-specific labeling requirements is essential for ensuring products follow all applicable labeling regulations governing the category of product being sold or distributed. As we discussed, many states have established regulations that expressly govern how business should label […]

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No Bad Stats: Debunking Myths About Black students with Dr. Ivory Toldson

EmergeCounsel has a long standing and close relationship with A+ Colorado, an organization focusing on the evaluation and advocacy for district-level decisions, policies, and approaches to impact student achievement primarily in Denver Public Schools. Our very own Steve Weigler introduces Dr. Ivory A. Toldson during their event, “No Bad Stats: Debunking Myths About Black Students” who discusses […]

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Jeff Vail

Founder, Vail Law LLC

Must you Perform Your Contract During the Pandemic?

Businesses want to know how this halt will affect performance of contracts they have entered into. In other words, does the novel coronavirus constitute a reason relieving parties from their contractual obligations? he novel coronavirus has swept across the United States. Many have been sickened, and some have died. Colorado has not been spared. There […]

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The Geoffrey Blue Law Firm obtained another success recently

One of its developer clients was sued for a significant amount of damages, including the placement of a baseless lien on its property. After asserting aggressive counterclaims, including asserting the plaintiff filed a fraudulent lien, and litigating the matter for several months, the opposing party capitulated. We showed its claims were unfounded and that our […]

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Brian Meegan of Evergent Law meets with Graham Brown of Liuming International

Brian Meegan of Evergent Law recently dined with Graham Brown of Liuming International. Brian says: “Recently, three powerful individuals gathered to bridge the two largest economies on the planet. I am happy to report that, over a lovely dinner, the two IR member firms were able to successfully resolve the trade issues between their countries […]

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Can You Trademark a 3-D Shape?

Trademark law is an extremely complicated topic for business owners, but it’s also one of the most essential parts of protecting your business branding efforts and your intellectual property. Trademarking your name or logo ensures that consumers aren’t confused by deceivingly similar designs, allowing you to safeguard your brand and image. However, one issue continues […]

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BEYOND THE DOCKET: STEVEN WEIGLER

Welcome back to Beyond the Docket! This time we are back to interview Steven Weigler of EmergeCounsel. Steve is a business and trademark attorney who worked in a Fortune 50 tech company before starting his own firm. We talk about his background at a big tech company, the mission-driven company he founded to help at-risk […]

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