Used Trademark For Sale

Remember when I said that we’d have some follow-up to Carter’s Big Mac post? Well, here is one of those posts! Today, we’ll talk about what it means to “use” a trademark. Trademarks are creatures of the relationship between the source of a product and its customers. They don’t exist without the product or the … Read more

The Curious Case of “Healthy Soap®” (Revised)

A previous version of this blog post failed to take into account some nuance and important facts, namely that Healthy Soap (R) was actually registered on the USPTO’s Supplemental Register. Thanks to our readers for bringing this to my attention and for allowing us to expand on some important trademark basics. As the father of … Read more

We welcome Lethina as our new LPM!

Lethina Stephens is a highly organized and analytical Program Manager with extensive experience in managing global SDLC Waterfall and AGILE projects. Certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP) and a SCRUM Master, she excels in fast-paced and evolving environments, particularly in software and hardware SaaS, fintech, and mobile applications. Lethina has a proven track record … Read more

Licensing Agreements Ltd.

If you’ve been keeping up with our blog, you’re aware that Wis. Stat. 125 – Alcohol Beverages recently got a major overhaul. The updated statute, effective as of May 1, 2024, brings significant changes, especially in the area of contract manufacturing for beer, wine, and spirits. We’ve already covered Alternating Proprietorships and Recipe Production (aka … Read more

Can’t Compete With Confusion

Non-compete agreements have been in the news lately because the FTC “banned” them.  Yeah, it was in the boring section in the news, but I know I’m not the only one who saw it – as we’ve had questions. First, the FTC issued a final rule. That’s an administrative rule, not a law, but lots … Read more