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New Immigration Reform Proposal Could Affect Every Part of Current Policy

Author: Crystal Broughan, Intellectual Property Attorney

A Right That Artists May Not Be Aware They Have

Why Estate Planning and Copyrights Can Get Complicated Fast Many are aware that the 1976 Copyright Act grants copyright protection for an artist’s lifetime plus 70 years. However, it also grants a less commonly known form of protection, which only became available in 2013: the right to terminate transferred copyrights. If an artist transfers a copyright by gift, sale, or to a trust, the artist or the artist’s statutory heirs can regain those transferred rights […]

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International Trademark Association’s Leadership Meeting

Crystal Broughan had the privilege of attending the International Trademark Association’s Leadership Meeting from November 7-11, 2017, in Washington, DC. She attended advanced level educational sessions and exchanged ideas with trademark professionals around the world. Meeting attendance was limited to members of the board of directors, past presidents and counsel, committee chairs and vice chairs, subcommittee chairs, committee members, project team members, and association leaders.

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How Much Will It Cost to Register My Trademark? – Part Three

The most common question I hear from potential clients is, “How much will it cost to register my trademark?” Since there are many variables that come into play when registering a trademark, there is no set answer. In previous posts, I covered several issues that need to be considered, including current use, the type of trademark, where you will do business, and where you want to file your trademark application. In the final post of […]

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How Much Will It Cost to Register My Trademark? – Part Two

The most common question I hear from potential clients is, “How much will it cost to register my trademark?” Since there are many variables that come into play when registering a trademark, there is no set answer. In this three-part blog series, I share the issues that need to be considered before an estimated price can be provided. In my first post, I covered some of the initial, basic questions you will need to answer. […]

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How Much Will It Cost to Register My Trademark? – Part One

The most common question I hear from potential clients is, “How much will it cost to register my trademark?” Since there are many variables that come into play when registering a trademark, there is no set answer. In this three-part blog series, I will share the issues that need to be considered before an estimated price can be provided. This first post covers the initial, basic questions that you will need to answer. Are you […]

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