What Is Trademark Clearance?

January 23, 2016

What Does Trademark Clearance Mean? A. Clearance refers to the process of searching for pre-existing trademarks that are the same or similar to your proposed mark and assessing whether or

What is a Trademark?

September 25, 2015

©John Burton 2009 A trademark is the actual name of a product (Coke for soft drinks).  Trademarks/brand names identify the product as coming from a particular company and it also

Can My Website Get Me In Trouble?

September 14, 2015

WEBSITE LIABILITY: CAN MY WEBSITE GET ME IN TROUBLE? © John Burton 2015 The short answer is yes, if your site permits users to post content on the site. If

Today’s Random Musings: Photography

February 6, 2010

I have been a photography enthusiast for most of my life. Although I did not take any of the pictures which appear on this website, having been an Arizona resident for over 20 years, I can assure you that Arizona is a gold mine for fellow photographer hobbyists.

Today’s Basic Legal Stuff: Are Oral Contracts Binding?

February 5, 2010

The short answer is yes and no (spoken like a true attorney!), but the larger question is why would you or your business want to enter into an oral/verbal agreement when, if a dispute arises, it is extremely difficult to prove the terms and conditions that were supposedly agreed upon by the parties?