Copyright Tips for Small Business

Copyright Tips for Small Business

One of the items on my ever growing “To-Do” list was to write a blog post outlining the copyrighting issues that the average small business owner should be aware of.  And like a gift, sent directly to my inbox, came this exceptionally well written guest blog post by my colleague Corinne Boudreau of Legal Essentials Inc. via my subscription to Linda Daley’s blog ‘Work better, not harder’. As the saying goes, there’s no point trying to re-invent the wheel so instead of attempting to write basically the same thing, I decided to share her post instead:

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What’s in a Name? Trademarks and why you should care

What’s in a Name? Trademarks and why you should care

Contrary to popular belief, trademark registration is not exclusively the realm of huge corporations and is more affordable than you might think. Many small but growing businesses have registered trademarks. In fact, many marks are registered based on “proposed use” in association with products or services that are not yet even available on the market. While trademark registration tends to be an after thought, it would be advisable for many new business to think about trademark registration as part of their overall intellectual property strategy sooner rather than later.

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