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Is the Registered Trademark Logo ® Important?

Is the Registered Trademark Logo ® Important? Yes, it is! Under the Lanham Act, if the owner of a registered trademark does NOT use the r-in-a-circle symbol or give equivalent notice, then that owner cannot receive profits or damages in an infringement lawsuit. 15 USC...

What is a Work Made For Hire?

A work made for hire is a work that is protected by copyright law that the author (creator) made for another person or corporate entity. Sometimes, that work is prepared by an employee within the scope of his or her employments.  Other times, there must be a written...