Trademark Basics: What Every Small Business Should Know NOW- Not Later!

Join us for this VERY INFORMATIVE seminar to learn:
- how trademarks, copyrights, patents, domain names, and business name registrations all differ.
-why any new business should select a trademark that will be both federally registrable and legally protectable, highlighting factors critical when choosing a mark.
-the importance of doing a complete search and whether to use an attorney.
-what to do if another trademark owner sends a "cease-and-desist" letter.
-how to apply to seek federal registration and the role of the USPTO.
-how to avoid "scams" perpetrated by companies that request fees for services not required by the USPTO.
-what happens after registration.

Presenter: Craig Morris, Office of the Commissioner for Trademarks in the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), Alexandria, Virginia. Currently, he is the Managing Attorney for Trademark Educational Outreach.

Cost: FREE
Register online: http://www.mdsbdc.umd.edu/calendar/corridor-12-09-19-trademark-basics-what-every-small-business-should-know-now-not-later

  • December 9, 2019 / 11:00 AM — December 9, 2019 / 1:00 PM
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  • 118 N. Market Street Lower Level Frederick, MD 21701
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