Posts Tagged: Brand Building

Selecting a Business Name in a Social Media Crazy World

Your business name is how people will identify with your goods and services, so you want to have one identity that is all your own. Simple enough …
By Gene Quinn
3 months ago 0

State vs. Federal Trademarks, Which is Right for Your Business?

Not all trademarks are created equal. While every state allows you to obtain a trademark registration, a federal trademark registration provides the greatest rights. This is because …
By Gene Quinn
4 months ago 1

Selecting the Right Trademark for Your Business

From a legal standpoint, a trademark that has no relation to the product or services offered will be the strongest type of mark. For example, trademarks such …
By Gene Quinn
4 months ago 2

The Trademark Management Process: Getting it Right in Challenging Times

The trademark landscape is evolving rapidly, with both brand owners and trademark professionals trying to keep up. The changes are mostly driven by the steep rise in …
By Eva-Maria Strobel
5 months ago 1

Like It or Love It: How Not to Get Pinned (Legally) When Using Social Media to Promote Your Brand

Twitter®, Instagram®, Facebook®, Pinterest® and other social media websites and apps are great avenues for advertising and promotion of one’s business and brand. However, in using …
By Philip Nulud
7 months ago 0

How to Get More Business When Patent Litigation Filings are Down

Lawyers often wonder how to enhance their marketability and in the process, generate more revenue or improve their image.   After all, success at a firm is about “…
By Bernard Knight
8 months ago 23

The Most Notable, and Sometimes Creepy, Restaurant Mascots, Characters and Personalities

Over the years, more and more companies have begun using Mascots (Characters and Personalities), some of which are real people, in addition to logos and company names …
By Renee C. Quinn
10 months ago 2

American high tech companies take charge as the world’s most valuable brands

The top two spots on the list of the 100 most valuable brands are occupied this year, as last year, by Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Google Inc. (…
By Steve Brachmann
2 years ago 2

Terminology Management: Ensuring a Consistent Brand When Protecting IP Overseas

A North American fondue restaurant franchise found out just how essential terminology management can be when it expanded into Mexico in 2010. A translation service provider previously translated …
By Kevin Nelson
3 years ago 0

All-time Best Corporate Character Mascots

Recently published an article titled The Art and Science of Corporate Icons, which discusses Skeeter the squirrel, who is apparently the only squirrel in the …
By Renee C. Quinn
5 years ago 10

Combating Counterfeiting and Unauthorized Product Sales

Criminals on all levels — from opportunistic, small-time thieves to major drug cartels — are finding that the penalties for intellectual property crimes pale in comparison to the penalties …
By Gene Quinn
6 years ago 0

5 Simple Ways to Leverage Your Online Business Relationships

Social Media is not a fad. It is not something that is going to go away nor is it going to be replaced by something bigger and …
By Renee C. Quinn
6 years ago 0

How Your Telephone System Impacts Your Brand

If you are a small business owner, you are located in a small personal office or you work from home, you probably use either a cell phone …
By Renee C. Quinn
6 years ago 2

5 Simple Steps to Building A Personal Brand Using Social Media

Just like people, all brands have their own personality. Brand personality is defined as a set of human characteristics that are associated with a brand name and …
By Renee C. Quinn
6 years ago 0

14 Ways to Exploit the Power of Social Media for Business

Thanks to social media everyone has the ability to connect with like-minded individuals all over the world. But if you want to exploit social media you need …
By Renee C. Quinn
6 years ago 5