Verna Law Blog - Patent, Trademark, and Copyright Law

Law & Business Episode 57: Intellectual Property, Bankruptcy, and Employment Law Effects due to COVID with John Eastwood

Law & Business Episode 57: Intellectual Property, Bankruptcy, and Employment Law Effects due to COVID with John Eastwood

Anthony Verna sat down with John Eastwood of Eiger Law in Taipei, Taiwan to talk about some of the effects of the COVID pandemic. Some of the topics covered are intellectual property, especially in relationship to bankruptcy, and employment law across borders and...

read more
How to Patent an Idea

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...

read more
How to Trademark a Name

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...

read more

Law & Business Podcast: Episode 58 Anthony Verna and James Kwon – Three Items Marketers Need to Know Now

On Episode 58 of the "Law & Business" Podcast, Anthony sits down with James Kwon, the CEO and Executive Strategy Chef of Figmints, a digital marketing agency in Providence, Rhode Island. Figmints has cracked the code on creating, developing, and delivering the...

Law & Business Episode 57: Intellectual Property, Bankruptcy, and Employment Law Effects due to COVID with John Eastwood

Anthony Verna sat down with John Eastwood of Eiger Law in Taipei, Taiwan to talk about some of the effects of the COVID pandemic. Some of the topics covered are intellectual property, especially in relationship to bankruptcy, and employment law across borders and...

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...