Intellectual Property Resources 

Please click on the links below to download informative resources to guide you in protecting your assets: 

Free eBook: Trademark Basics and Best Practices for Businesses

This ebook will help you understand the process of creating, registering, and protecting your trademarks, so your business can reap the benefits associated with a successful trademark registration. You will find information on what it means to register your trademark, what you can and cannot register as a trademark, how to create your trademark carefully, costs associated with a trademark application, the trademark in the digital age, and best practices to protect your trademark.

Intellectual Property – Frequently Asked Questions

Click the link above to learn the most commonly asked terms and questions in Intellectual Property including; what is a trademark? why do I need a trademark registration? do I need an attorney to prepare and file the trademark application? and more. Intellectual property protection is critical to fostering innovation. Without protection of ideas, businesses and individuals would not reap the full benefits of their inventions and would focus less on research and development.

How Much Will it Cost to Register my Trademark?

The most common question attorney Crystal T. Broughan is asked 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. Click the link above to read a summary of the factors she needs to discuss with the client before providing a price quote.

 

Helpful Links

Intellectual Property Definitions

  • Trademarks, service marks, certification marks and collective marks

  • Trademark searches

  • State registration

  • United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Registration

  • Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB)

  • Trade Dress

  • International Trademark Protection

  • Copyrights

  • Trade Secrets

  • Cybersquatting and Domain Name Disputes

  • Due Diligence Regarding IP Assets

Intellectual Property Litigation

Marks Gray attorneys provide litigation services for a wide variety of intellectual property disputes. We assist clients involved in the following litigation:

  • Trademark infringement
  • Trade Dress infringement
  • Copyright infringement
  • Patent infringement
  • Unfair competition and deceptive trade practices
  • Theft of trade secrets
  • Cybersquatting and domain name disputes
  • Breach of licensing agreements, non-compete agreements, non-disclosure agreements

We also represent clients in Petitions for Cancellation of Trademarks and Notices of Opposition of Trademarks before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. We work closely with the client to develop a litigation strategy that meets the client’s goals and expectations. We represent individuals, small businesses and large corporations in state and federal courts using the most efficient and ethical methods of resolution.