Trademarks for Your Brand
August 16, 2023
8/16/23 - Episode 113
The podcast episode features host Scott Austin and guest Elizabeth Potts Weinstein discussing the importance and intricacies of trademarks for brands. Here's a summarized overview:
- Basics of Trademarks: Elizabeth delves into the fundamental concepts of trademarks, explaining what they are and why they are essential for businesses.
- Benefits of Trademarks: Registering a trademark can provide a brand with exclusive rights to its name, logo, and other identifying features. This prevents other entities from using similar marks that could confuse consumers.
- Trademark Registration Process: Elizabeth outlines the steps involved in registering a trademark, from conducting a thorough search to ensure the mark isn't already in use, to filing the necessary paperwork and awaiting approval.
- Common Mistakes: The podcast highlights some common pitfalls brands might encounter during the trademarking process, such as not conducting a comprehensive search or choosing a name/logo that's too generic.
- Expert Insights: Elizabeth offers insights from her professional experience in the field of trademark law. She provides advice on best practices and shares her experiences.
VIDEO & TRANSCRIPT - https://jadepuma.com/blogs/the-shopify-solutions-podcast/episode-113-trademarks-for-your-brand
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