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How to Protect Product Packaging using Copyrights, Design Patents, and Trade Dress

Product packaging and design can be protected through copyrights, design patents and trade dress.

Supreme Court: Copyright Protection Extends to Uniform Designs

One day, while browsing through a competitor’s marketing catalog, a manufacturer of cheerleading uniforms came across cheerleading uniforms that were very similar to the company’s designs. This is how a dispute between two cheerleading uniform companies started, a case that went all the way to the Supreme Court and could have drastic implications in many […]

On-line Copyright and Trademark Enforcement: Why Registration of Your Intellectual Property is Critical

As many successful online entrepreneurs have found out, with success comes copycats, especially on marketplaces like Etsy, eBay, and Amazon.  With access to platforms that allow anyone to easily set up an on-line store and sell goods, on-line infringement and counter-fitting of trademarks and copyrights has become a rampant problem. The single most effective step […]