Monthly Archives: March 2015

Calling all Inventors!

$2,000,000 and $1,000,000 prizes from NIH for inventor of a wearable device with a biosensor to track alcohol consumption in real time. Short version of Rules: Inconspicuous Low profile Aesthetically appealing Can be jewelry, clothing or anything in contact with … Continue reading

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Trademarks are Secret Weapon of Celebrities

Celebrities are getting trademark savvy by registering marks before others get the idea to capitalize on popular phrases and lyrics by putting them on T-Shirts, shot glasses and other products. Musicians, sports coaches, athletes and politicians want to capitalize on … Continue reading

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This Bud Is For You: Limited Trademark Options For Marijuana Businesses

Marijuana related businesses cannot register federal trademarks. Trafficking in marijuana is prohibited by the Federal Controlled Substances Act. Any schedule 1 drug cannot meet the standard of legal use of the mark in interstate commerce even in states where medical … Continue reading

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