What is a trademark violation?

Answer We are surrounded by trademarks every day. Without trademarks, we would not know what we are buying. Trademark violations are serious because they create confusion in the marketplace.DefinitionAcco... Read More »

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Can Home owner association send a bill for the bylaw Violation without sending you the letter to correct the violation?

Read your governing documents to determine the process that the board must follow in this particular violation situation. There are violations for which there is zero tolerance, such as unattended ... Read More »

Is a seat-belt violation a moving violation?

In many states, a seat-belt violation is considered a moving violation. A moving violation negatively affects your insurance rates, as it adds points to your driving record. However, in some states... Read More »

What Is a Dead Trademark?

In many cases, a search for a trademark will either give you no results or a confirmed live mark. Seeing that a trademark is live means that it is currently in use and no results confirms that you ... Read More »

What does'SM'stand for on a trademark?

The "SM" designation stands for "service mark," which is any word, name or symbol--or any combination of these--used by a business to identify and distinguish its services from the services of othe... Read More »