June 23, 2016

Colors and Trademarks

Looks are everything.  Sorry, kind of superficial, but it’s true.  Color specific trademarks are becoming more common, whether for chocolate, jewelry, sports products, or shoes.   Colors […]
January 11, 2016

The Fabric of Life, Or Your Clothing

In the United States there is little protection for clothing designs, but there is protection for prints and fabric designs used on clothing.  So, that floral print […]
December 4, 2015

The Incredible Value of Copyright Registration

Automatic copyright comes into play as soon as you create something that is in a fixed form. If you draw or paint something, record or write […]
November 20, 2015

Not Skirting This Issue – Patent Protection for Apparel

I visit about 4-5 outdoor specific trade shows every year, and the most common issue complained of is intellectual property protection for apparel.  Generally, protection for apparel is […]

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