Why should I register my business name?

Why should you register your business name? Or, another way to say this is “do you really need an official trademark?” YES. YES. YES....

How can I protect my idea?!

Say you developed this amazing new and innovative product? Or came up with a unique business name? Developed a new formula? Wrote this...

Do I really need a business plan?

Short answer, YES! First of all, what exactly is a business plan? Basically, it is the written roadmap to your business. It's a...

Trade Dress Infringement: Converse

An Iconic Brand: Chuck Taylor All Stars It was right here in Malden, MA where Converse dug its heels in American history. Due to the...

The Green Monster Trademark Feud

“Pahk tha cah in tha hahvid yahd” If you’re from Boston, Massachusetts, you know what that means. You don’t need a translator, a...

The Sacred Sandwich Shot

Last week in court, the feud between Tocci, a construction company, and Fotohaus LLC, a photography firm, began over the use of a...

Counterfeits: The Battle of Wits

Last week, Nike Inc. won a case that was filed against several shipping companies that unlawfully transported thousands of counterfeit...