Many business want to protect their intellectual property. One of the most important pieces of intellectual property is a business name and logo. The best way to protect your business name and/or logo is with a trademark. A trademark is a legal document that gives your business ownership of your name and logo and generally can prevent others from using it without your permission. There are exceptions, but a trademark is still the best available legal tool to protect your business name and logo.
A copyright is a tool used to protect to your legal righte to distribute work that you have originally created. The most common example of a copyright is a written work such as a book. However, copyrights are applicable to any form of an idea that is substantive in value.
To determine if a copyright or trademark is best for your business, contact us today.