What are the retail legal requirements and considerations for selling a product I created (e.g. greeting cards) to retail stores?

2016-10-23T16:30:29-07:00By |Categories: Resellers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This is a question I received and here is my answer. In terms of retail legal requirements, here's what comes to mind: Do you need to or should you file any relevant trademark/wordmark/copyright filings with USPTO to protect your works?  Check with an attorney about this.  Retailer's won't care, but should you be trying to [...]

Securing a name and filing for a federal wordmark for a CPG or consumer product startup

2017-02-07T19:50:47-07:00By |Categories: Product Development|Tags: , , , |

In this post, I will cover some thoughts and details about securing a name or filing for a federal wordmark for a CPG or consumer product startup with the USPTO. 1.  Come up with multiple names to choose from. 2.  Search the USPTO database for your chosen names and any variations. 3.  Use the main [...]