By Erik J. Heels
First published 9/1/2016; YearOfDisruption.com; publisher: GiantPeople.
- How To Build A Startup: One Board At A Time, Be Yourself, Get Plants (2016-06-15)
Top 11 tips for entrepreneurs.
- Top 10 Things Smart Companies Should Know About Intellectual Property (2010-10-22)
Smart businesses should use all laws – including IP laws – to their advantage.
- How To Register A Trademark: Part 3: Trademark Filing (2009-04-07)
File your trademark application with TEAS.
- How To Register A Trademark: Part 2: Trademark Search (2009-03-11)
Search trademarks to rule out likelihood of confusion.
- How To Register A Trademark: Part 1: Choosing A Good Name (2009-02-11)
A trademark is to your business as a foundation is to your house.
- Madrid Protocol: Affordable International Trademarks For Startups (2008-11-14)
The Madrid Protocol is a great option for startups who want foreign trademark protection but don’t want to file trademarks in separate countries.
- How To Find The Ideal Canadian Trademark Law Firm (2008-04-24)
Problem, meet process.
- Yahoo! Registers First Favicon Trademark (2008-01-15)
Clock Tower Law Group filed historic favicon.ico trademark.
- The Brand Wars Are Coming, The Brand Wars Are Coming! (2007-07-01)
How to defend your brands on the Internet.
- Book Review: The 22 Immutable Laws of Branding (2006-11-27)
By Al Ries and Laura Ries.
- Trademarking Numbers (2004-02-17)
You can register numbers as trademarks, and some numbers are still available.
- Just Say Moo – How To Name And Brand Your Product To Make It Stand Out From The Crowd (2003-12-08)
Good branding can separate your cow from the other cattle.
- An IP Audit Of Spongebob Squarepants (2003-10-13)
Let’s pretend for a moment that it is early 1999, and Stephen Hillenburg, the creator of Spongebob Squarepants, has contacted me for advice about protecting his intellectual property.
- How To Name Your Company, Trademark Your Domain Name, And Domain Name Your Trademark (2002-11-20)
Think there are no cool domain names left? Think again. I found 201 cool domain names that are taken but six (count ’em, six) that are not. Some of them from a box of crayons. Plus strategies for protecting your trademarks, domain names, and company name.