Practical Tips on Choosing your Start-Up’s Name

Comments Off on Practical Tips on Choosing your Start-Up’s Name Written by on February 27, 2015 | Posted in Commercialization of Intellectual Property

Given my Silicon Valley location, I often am consulted by entrepreneurs and start-ups who have just started a business and are seeking advice on how to protect their trademarks.  However, more often than not, I quickly determine that the name that the entrepreneur or start-up has selected is a poor mark and my advice ends […]

Recent Interview of Kristie Prinz for World Trademark Review

Comments Off on Recent Interview of Kristie Prinz for World Trademark Review Written by on October 10, 2014 | Posted in Blog News, Trademark Infringement

I wanted to share with blog readers a recent interview I had with World Trademark Review following up on the media coverage regarding the shutdown of TwitPic. Click here to view the World Trademark Review story.    Related posts: Twitpic’s Abrupt Announcement to Shut Down over Trademark Dispute: Convenient Excuse or Full Story? Genetic Engineering […]

Twitpic’s Abrupt Announcement to Shut Down over Trademark Dispute: Convenient Excuse or Full Story?

1 Comments Written by on September 4, 2014 | Posted in Trademark Filings, Trademark Litigation

Twitpic announced in a blog posting today that it will be shutting down on Sept. 25th over a trademark dispute with Twitter regarding the use of the name “twitpic.” Various media outlets have also covered the announcement such as  Wall Street Journal and Time. The reporting on this story has thus far not raised many […]

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