Brian Russ Law, Inc. is a United States trademark law office fixated on helping corporations build and protect their brands. We get the need to distinguish your brand from your competition. A small business owner and serial entrepreneur, attorney Brian understands the difficulties of small business owners and how securing brand protection is critical when setting your business apart from the competition. Brian works with businesses across the United States of America work through common brand issues like clearance searches, infringement assessment, trademark registration, USPTO office action responses, infringement litigation, use defense, and more. If you’re looking for top-notch trademark legal guidance in Bayside, California, then you’ve come to the right place.
“Hold up,” you may be wondering, “I heard Brian Russ Law, Inc. a California law practice? Can they help clients outside of California, like in Bayside or California?” Yes! We help customers anywhere with trademark registration support services. The United States Patent Trademark Office allows lawyers licensed anywhere in the US to represent clients in USPTO proceedings.
Bayside’s Trademark Attorney
What Is A Trademark Attorney?
Small businesses should spend their time running their corporation and not getting bothered with the intricacies of trademark law, which should be left to a trademark lawyer. Trademark attorneys typically have experience in the entire trademark lifecycle from the critical clearance search all the way through litigation support. When choosing a lawyer to protect you’re the logo of your enterprise, make sure to work with a lawyer who has no problem working in Bayside, like Brian Russ Law, Inc.
How Can a Trademark Law Firm Help Your Company?
A trademark attorney’s job is bedeviling simple - to help companies protect their brand. Companies need to consider brand protection before they launch or shortly thereafter. The amount of money businesses spend on start-up products and marketing is enormous, and sometimes, they find out that their preferred name can't be used because another competitor has locked up the name. Intellectual property protection is one of the most important things for startups. That's especially true for companies that rely on their brand recognition to generate user interest. You can save time and legal costs by calling us to conduct a clearance search prior to launching your brand.
What To Look For In a Trademark Law Fim
The best way a business entrepreneur can protect their name is to take action. Doing trademark work without an attorney's support is just as problematic as doing nothing. A good United States trademark lawyer can help any size business in any industry across the world secure trademark protection in the United States. The things you should consider when securing legal support for your trademark is the experience of the attorney, their online reviews, and how personable they are. You should find a lawyer that you are comfortable with discussing business strategy with because that will lead to the best synergy for your business.
The Top Three Areas Small Businesses Need Trademark Support
1. BUSINESS NAME REGISTRATION
A lot of business owners think that setting up an LLC or a DBA/FBN statement means their name is trademarked to protect from dispute. This is not true. Securing an LLC or a Fictitious Business Name Statement does not equal trademark protection. The Secretary of State and your county recorder don’t cross-reference your business name with the trademark database. The government allows you to choose your business name, but they don’t check to see if your name is trademarked. As a business owner, you need to hire an attorney to find out if your company name infringes on someone else's trademark.
2. BRAND PROTECTION
Small businesses have a lot to worry about, but brand protection should not be one of them. Imagine this – you start a taco restaurant on the main drag of Bayside} called “Tommy Tequila’s Good Eats” and you spend decades building your reputation. You neglect, however, to federally register your business’s name. You happen to go to Vegas for the weekend, and you find a year-old diner with the same exact name as your business. Sadly, your options for enforcement and protection would be limited since you have no federal protection for your brand’s name and the Vegas diner is across state lines. An even more common – and still hard – situation is what to do if your name brand logo was federally protected by a third party before you started using yours.
3. INFRINGEMENT STRATEGY.
Make sure you have a playbook in place to protect your brand if someone infringes your brand. There may be cases where others infringe on your trademark without realizing it. In some cases, the infringer will stop when a lawyer sends a letter demanding that they stop. If someone is intentionally copying your trademark identity to make themselves rich, then you will need to take steps to stop them. You might need to file a state suit for a temporary and permanent injunction to stop the infringer, plus you can try to recover damages including lost profits.
Trademark Attorney Brian Russ is Available to Serve Bayside} Companies
The answer is easy – callconnect with} Brian Russ Law, Inc. today. We’re fielding calls from potential new clients every day. Having an lawyer on your team to protect your name can help you avoid costly mistakes and give you invaluable peace of mind.