Domain Names Articles

Why is a United States Trademark Search Necessary?

A United States trademark search is necessary for due diligence purposes. At Verna Law, a United States trademark search is performed before every trademark application is filed.  There are many reasons for this, which will be explored below.  Since...

Have You Ever Received an E-mail from China About Registering a Domain Name There?

Let's define the situation: You've registered your domain name.  You have your website going. Then you receive an e-mail similar to this: "(It's very urgent, please transfer this email to your CEO. Thanks) We are the domain registration and solution center in...

When does it make sense to worry about IP?

When does it make sense to worry about IP? I always advise clients and potential clients to worry about intellectual property from before the intellectual property is created. Thinking about proper planning, starting early is necessary. Trademarks The due diligence...

Domain Name Dispute Victory

Anthony M. Verna III, Esq., of Verna Law, P.C. announces the victory in Yellow Lark International, Inc. d/b/a Business Heroine v. Angel Bernacchi, Angel Quintana, Inc. Case No. D2015-1406 in the World Intellectual Property Organization. The complainant, Yellow Lark...