When you hear “Nissan”, what do you think of? A car manufacturer or computer company? Unfortunately for Nissan Motor Co., customers who visit www.nissan.com do not find a car website but a website for a small computer company based in Raleigh, NC. That’s because the...
Brand and Trademark Protection: Preserving Your Company’s Good Name
by Gammon & Grange, P.C. | Mar 10, 2023 | Intellectual Property
“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose / By any other name would smell as sweet.” Shakespeare’s poetic observation is well-taken in the world of star-crossed lovers, but it falls short in the realm of intellectual property. Your company name can make or break...
What is intellectual property and how can you protect it?
by Gammon & Grange, P.C. | Apr 30, 2022 | Intellectual Property
You might hear the term intellectual property thrown around quite often, but feel unsure exactly what it means. You are not alone in your uncertainty. As a business owner, it is imperative that you identify your IP and protect it to the best of your ability. What is...
How to defend your intellectual property
by Gammon & Grange, P.C. | Oct 25, 2021 | Intellectual Property
As an entrepreneur, your concepts are the foundation of your livelihood, making it essential to protect your intellectual property. Defending your unique ideas and creations helps prevent financial losses and unfair competition. Types of intellectual property...
What qualifies as intellectual property?
by Gammon & Grange, P.C. | Apr 23, 2021 | Intellectual Property
Intellectual property is a collection of intangible assets that you create for your business. This may include your business’s name, automated processes and logo designs. These unique items must be protected. There are four common kinds of intellectual property that...
Reasons to challenge a will
by Gammon & Grange, P.C. | Oct 23, 2020 | Intellectual Property
Many people shy away from challenging a will because they’re aware of the challenges associated with doing so. However, before you make this decision, you should think long and hard about what you’re giving up. If you realize that you have solid ground to stand on,...
Why it’s important to protect your intellectual property
by Gammon & Grange, P.C. | Jul 21, 2020 | Intellectual Property
You might aim to inspire others with your invention, art or business plan. But when someone takes your idea and claims it as their own, you could suffer both personally and financially. As an entrepreneur, artist or business owner, it’s important to protect your...
What counts as intellectual property?
by Gammon & Grange, P.C. | Mar 6, 2020 | Intellectual Property
As a businessperson, you have likely come up with ideas, products or designs which you want to protect. Your colleagues or competitors may want to take credit for or steal your innovations. But intellectual property (IP) laws will keep them from successfully doing...
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