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Articles, Questions & Answers by Andrew P. Lahser, Attorney
  1. For 15 years, I used my business name; another company trademarked the name in 2011. Am I toast?
    You are not toast, not yet anyway. However, you should speak to an attorney as soon as possible.
  2. Can the name of a certain product (livestock) receive a trademark after several years of common use?
    The short answer is this: The trademark is registered. You need to understand the possibility of canceling this trademark.
  3. Do we change our band name or fight trademark holder?
    Success brings copycats and people who desire to trade on your name. Options here include...
  4. How to Defend a Trademark Opposition brought by a Major Corporation
    It should be possible for a small business to defend an opposition proceeding, even against a large or major corporation, with a relatively limited budget.