A trademark is a word, name, device, symbol or even a combination of these used to identify one’s goods, the source of the goods, and to distinguish such goods from those of another manufacturer or seller. When one typically thinks of famous trademarks, they might recall Apple Incorporated’s “Apple” logo or the propeller spinning against a blue sky attributable to BMW. These are symbols or icons that we associate with particular products and the qualities that they possess. We all have a basic understanding of what a trademark is; we know one when we see one, but do we know what it takes to infringe on another’s trademark? As I learned more and more about trademark law through my studies, Read More
Monthly Archives: March 2015
What should you do after a car accident?
The moments after an accident can be chaotic. Realizing you’ve been hit, assessing your injuries and those of your passengers, trying to deal with your damaged vehicle, the police, other drivers, just to name a few. With all of these things going on, it is easy to forget to properly document what happened at the scene. But gathering information at the scene of the accident is crucial to your accident case. This is what you need to do: 1. Get the other driver’s information. You need to know who hit you. And a simple phone number is not enough. Unfortunately, people will give you false information. If the police arrive at the scene and either take a report or do Read More