Who Owns the Word “Spinning”?
Here’s an interesting IP case for all you indoor cycling fanatics.Mad Dogg Athletics, a seller of stationary bikes and other products and training, registered the word SPINNING as a trademark for fitness facilities.
Beat Your Non-Compete! Five Ways Out of a Non-Compete Agreement
You’d like to find a new job, but there’s a not-so-small hitch: You signed a non-compete agreement. It says you can’t work for another company in the same line of business in the same geographic area for six months, a year, maybe longer.
Proving Your Trade Secret Claim in Court
Trade secrets are an increasingly important form of intellectual property. And they are stolen or misused far more often than you may realize.
Nondisclosure Agreements are Important – Sometimes
A nondisclosure agreement (NDA) is an important tool for business. An NDA is essentially a contract that prohibits one person from disclosing the confidential information of another or from using another’s confidential information for an unauthorized purpose.
New Changes to IP Law Affecting Business
Important changes to intellectual property law were enacted into law as part of a bipartisan spending and coronavirus relief bill as 2020 drew to a close.