When it comes to protecting intellectual property, design rights often take a backseat to copyrights, trademarks, and patents. Design rights or design patents, after all, only protect the look and feel of a product, not what it does or how it’s made. But there are still numerous uses for design rights, and in many cases they have advantages over other types of protection.
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With a global recession triggered by COVID-19, many small and midsize businesses (SMBs) are struggling to pay the rent. To help out, Facebook recently introduced Facebook Shops, a social network ecommerce feature that makes it easy for SMBs to sell directly to their social media base.
Red Points briefly outlines how long a trademark lasts in the United States, and what to do when that time runs out.
Red Points’ comprehensive guide for helping brands worldwide to register their trademarks in the United States.
Trademark covers not only brand names and logos, but extends even to colors. Red Points takes a look at a landmark case of color mark.