- Posts by Theodora FleurantStaff Attorney
Theodora focuses on trademark and copyright clearance, prosecution, enforcement, litigation, and transactions. She is especially interested in assisting under-resourced businesses and communities to develop and protect ...
Brand owners who seek federal trademark protection in the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) have become targets for impersonators, imposters, scammers and others who use deceptive practices to seek to defraud them of funds.
This article is another Scam Alert to add to the ones we have circulated:
In succession planning, it is easy to forget that intangible intellectual property assets, such as trademarks, copyrights, patents, and publicity rights, require specific attention. Otherwise, when a decedent’s intellectual property is implicitly mentioned in a will or trust, but is not expressly bequeathed or transferred, an ownership dispute may erupt.