Month: September 2013

Trademark Nonuse/In Use Investigations- USA v. China

Trademark protection had long afforded American companies a competitive marketplace with a fair playing field. All that can change as you begin to operate your business internationally.  To get the basics, visit the United States Patent and Trademark Office to orient yourself on what you need to know to get started on protecting your intellectual […]

Getting the Legal System to Work for You When it Comes to IP Enforcement

Pursue a civil or criminal remedy depending on the nature of the product being counterfeited.  Typically products that can put the public’s well-being in danger (pharmaceuticals, food, tobacco, medical devices, auto parts, airplane parts) grab the attention of the District Attorneys, U.S. Attorneys & Law Enforcement Agencies (FBI, DEA, ICE). In most cases, law enforcement […]