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June 1, 2019

S2: EP17 LA Crips May Have Some Trouble With Their ” The Marathon Continues” Trademark Application

Two weeks ago, the LA. Crips filed a trademark application for The Marathon Continues. Yes, La Crips as in one of the most prominent gang organizations of the 80s and 90s are out here owning their genius! Three top takeawaysOwn your geniusEvery good and service must be in use in interstate commerce when you file your […]

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April 27, 2019

S2:EP14 Beyoncé and The Crayon Case, A Lesson In How To Make Your Intellectual Property Work For You

Last week I was tagged on a Facebook post where a Crayon Case fan posted pictures of school supply themed make up that was for sale in Sephora. That’s right big brands Moschino and Sephora teamed up to rip off the black owned cosmetic brand. I was heartbroken when I saw the pictures. Now what […]

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April 18, 2019

S2:Ep 13 50 Cent Trademarking of Teairra Mari’s “I Ain’t Got It” Makes Him the King of Petty

Sooo 50 Cent out here taking petty to whole other levels. Teairra Mari release a diss track, “I ain’t got it” referring to the 30k she owes him. Fifty swooped in and bought the domain name and filed for the trademark before she had a chance to make any money from it. #gottabequickerthanthat Before you […]

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April 11, 2019

S2: Ep 12 Stop Bullying Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneur Magazine is sending cease and desist letters to businesses using the word entrepreneur. That’s not how this works. It’s not how any of this works. Top 3 Takeaways 1) Trademark registration does not necessarily give you absolute ownership of the registered mark. 2) Trademark protection is limited to how your mark is used. Entrepreneurs have to […]

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