BLOG, NEWS & EVENTS

Trademark Trolls and Re-Branding

  • August 05, 2020
  • Blog
Potente, Business Lawyer and Company Formation

Are you thinking about re-branding your business? In the United States, trademark protection follows the concept of “use it or lose it” – when considering re-branding, it is important to remember that “trademark trolls” may be able to claim your intellectual property even if you have a registered trademark. This article in the National Law Review provides a nice summary of these issues. Having a re-branding strategy in place prior to making changes to and/or abandoning existing marks is essential to protecting your valuable intellectual property.

 

California – Best Methods to Relocate your Corporation

In California, the taxes and regulations can be difficult to keep up with and there are many reasons why business owners would want to move their corporations out of state. There are a few different ways to move your corporation out of California, each with its own pros and cons....

  • April 24, 2024
  • Blog

California’s Workplace Prevention Plan Law BLOG POST

Beginning July 1, 2024, SB 553 will take effect requiring California employers to establish, implement, and maintain a workplace violence prevention plan. Under SB 533, workplace violence is broadly defined as any act of violence or threat of violence in the place of employment. Implementing a workplace violence prevention plan...