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Trademarks in the News: What is Protectable?

January 28, 2011 | MartinWren, P.C. | LEAVE A COMMENT

Although there is much litigation focusing on who used a particular mark in commerce first and therefore owns the mark, or whether one company’s mark is so similar to another so as to cause confusion, interesting situations arise when the crux of the dispute is whether one party’s claimed mark is not eligible for protection because it is too generic or merely descriptive.

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An Introduction to Trade Secret and Intellectual Property Protection

January 21, 2011 | MartinWren, P.C. | LEAVE A COMMENT

The economic success of a company, large or small, often depends on the ability of that company to maintain exclusive control of its intellectual property and trade secrets. Loss of a company’s intellectual property will most likely be more detrimental to the success of the company than the theft of the company’s personal property, and a small business owner should be aware of the steps a company can take to protect trade secrets and intellectual property.

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