Tip Tuesday: The Difference between Copyright and Trademark Law

Too often, I see entrepreneurs treat intellectual property as an afterthought, when truthfully, IP could be their most valuable asset.  I also hear unintentionally people confuse the different types of IP, such as copyright and trademark.  It’s important, and relatively easy, to learn the difference.  Watch this short video for a high level, easy-to-understand overview of the […] Read more…

3 Things to Consider When Hiring Your First Assistant

Ever notice that successful people are surrounded by a dedicated team?  Entrepreneurs may start out as a solo act, but growing your business will likely require growing your team.  Often the first person hired is an assistant to help with day to day tasks.  Here are a few considerations when looking for the right candidate: […] Read more…

U.S. Trademark Fees Increasing Jan. 14, 2017

Hi there, If you’ve considered filing a trademark application with the United States Patent and Trademark Office to protect your brand name, here’s a heads up that some fees are increasing on Jan. 14th.  So if you’re not filing before that date, adjust your budget to cover these additional costs.  Here’s a quick summary of […] Read more…