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Jun 12, 2017

Trademarks: Tom Brady understands the important of Trademark Protection, do you?

Someday, Tom Brady, arguably one of the best quarterbacks to ever play in the NFL, will decide to retireand walk away from the game of football. And when that day comes, it looks like he will be wellprepared for the future. Brady’s brand, “TB12,” has filed for trademark protection for a multitude ofproducts ranging from apparel, fitness equipment, foam exercise rollers, meal kits, and even educationalservices.The reason this is important for the “TB12” brand is because a trademark puts the...
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May 30, 2017

Patent Infringement Venue – Watch where you File Your Patent Infringement Lawsuit!

On May 22, 2017, the United States Supreme Court, in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC, changed the landscape regarding the venue, or judicial district, in which a patent infringement lawsuit can be filed.  Specifically, the defendant in this case was sued in the state of Delaware, despite it being incorporated and residing in the state of Indiana, simply because it shipped allegedly infringing products into the state of Delaware.  The defendant moved to transfer the...
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Jul 22, 2018

Reasons to File a Trademark Application for Your Trademark!

If you use a word, term(s), combination of words, symbol, slogan, phrase, or even a shape of device, in connection with the sale of a good or service, you will be generally said to have “common law” trademark rights.  What do those rights give you?  Generally, those rights give you the ability exclude others from using the same or confusingly similar word, term(s), etc. in the geographic region in which you were selling said good or service.  So why file a trademark...
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Jun 05, 2018

Johnson Dalal rated by Super Lawyers as TOP Intellectual Property Law Firm

Managing Partner Mark Johnson has been evaluated and selected by SuperLawyers for the third consecutive year. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. This selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.  The team of lawyers at Johnson Dalal have consistently been recognized in the legal community as top...
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Jul 09, 2017

New Way to Raise Funding for that Great Idea!

Whether it is to manufacture or produce a product or create and engage in a widespread marketing or advertising campaign, old methods of raising funding and other capital through bank or personal loans is slowly fading for many inventors and small business.   Many contemporary methods to fund that great idea or product development include crowdfunding websites and applications such as Kickstarter, GoFundMe, Indiegogo, or Crowdrise.  Many inventors and businesses have found these...
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Mar 12, 2018

Johnson Dalal wins jury trial in Broward County

After vigorously litigating for over three years against a multi-million dollar corporation, where several depositions were conducted, several motions for summary judgment were heard,  an arbitration was conducted, and over a hundred hours of attorney time was spent, managing partner Abdul-Sumi Dalal secured a directed verdict in a jury trial in favor of the firm's corporate client.  The team at Johnson Dalal will protect you from all angles.Premiere...
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