Articles by Anthony M Verna III Esq.

Video Blog 32: Trademark FAQ: How Can Someone Register a Descriptive Trademark?

Trademarks are meant to signify the source and quality of goods or services. Therefore, trademarks that are descriptive are relatively disfavored. How can someone register a descriptive trademark? I discuss in this video blog! Here is a lightly edited version of the...

How to Patent an Idea

How to patent an idea – or, more appropriately, how to take your idea and move it into a state in which you can receive a patent and protect it. A patent for an invention is the grant of a property right to the inventor, issued by the United States Patent and...

Where Can you Find a Trademark Lawyer New York?

What is our law firm’s philosophy? Our law firm’s focus is patent, trademark, copyright, and advertising/e-commerce/privacy and general business law.  This means that we believe in the ability of a business to protect its intellectual property – its patents,...

How to Trademark a Name

Yes, you can “trademark your name.”  But, first, what does it mean to “trademark my name”? If your business name, phrase, slogan, tagline, product name is being used to identify goods or services with your business, then it is a trademark. The registration of a...