Articles by: Yoches

TAKE ME OUT TO THE BALL GAME…

…specifically, all thirty Major League Baseball Stadium ball games. Yes, as hard as it may be to believe, I have visited all thirty stadiums. And I did it in only eight months. No two stadiums are the same. Fenway Park has the Green Monster. Wrigley Field has an ivy wall. [...]
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Counterfeits: More Annoying than a Mosquito on a Summer Night

Boy, is it ever hot in Tennessee right now. And, the mosquitos are thriving. Like an annoying mosquito on a warm, summer night, counterfeit products are hard to squish. The most significant indicator of an authentic product is the ™ or ®. However, many large brands do not use trademark [...]
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As Generic as Apple Pie

It’s Fourth of July Weekend! Or should I say, “Happy Birthday ‘Merica!” You probably already know you cannot register a generic term for a product or service. In other words, you cannot use a trademark registration to prevent others from using the term “apple pie” to refer to apple pie. [...]
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