Ashley Dobbs

Ashley Dobbs

Bean, Kinney & Korman, PC

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Business Law Newsletter - July 2014

In This Issue: - Redskins Trademark Cancelled - Q&A with Bean, Kinney & Korman - Knowing When and Why to Maintain Your Trademarks - Tortious Interference in Virginia - Improper Methods...more

7/7/2014 - At-Will Employment DePuy Redskins Registration Tortious Interference Trademarks

Redskins Trademark Cancelled – Q&A With Bean, Kinney & Korman

By now, you’ve no doubt heard the news that yesterday (June 18, 2014), the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB), an administrative body of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) cancelled the Washington NFL team’s...more

6/20/2014 - Blackhorse v Pro-Football Disparagement Football Laches Native American Issues NFL Redskins Registration Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Trademarks USPTO

7 Intellectual Property Mistakes Startup Entrepreneurs Often Make

What’s the biggest mistake startup entrepreneurs make with respect to their intellectual property, and what can they do to fix it? That’s the question we recently put to IP attorneys writing on JD Supra, knowing that the...more

2/3/2014 - Business Formation Copyright First-to-File Legal Perspectives Patents Startups Trademarks USPTO

Business Law Newsletter - January 2014

In This Issue: - Minority Shareholder Rights in Virginia - Revisions to Federal Non-Party Subpoena Power (Rule 45): Streamlining and Simplifying Outdated Procedures, Effective December 1, 2013 - Common...more

1/9/2014 - Copyright Minority Shareholders Non-Parties Small Business Startups Subpoenas

Common Copyright Mistakes Small Businesses Make

Recently, I was asked, “What are the most common mistakes that small businesses make?” There are several, but the first two that came to mind within the intellectual property arena are: (1) failing to make sure they...more

1/3/2014 - Copyright Small Business

The One Mistake Startup Entrepreneurs Always Make - A Legal Perspective...

In your experience working with startup entrepreneurs, what's the one mistake they make time and again? The answer to that question of course varies greatly, depending on whom you ask - and, for legal perspective, we...more

10/24/2013 - Business Formation Legal Perspectives Shareholders' Agreements Startups

Business Law Newsletter - July 2013

In This Issue: - Pitfalls on Termination: Employer May Be Liable for Employees’ Loose Talk - The USPTO Supplemental Trademark Register: Advantages and Disadvantages to Amending the Supplemental Register -...more

7/10/2013 - Defamation Employer Liability Issues Hiring & Firing Termination Trademarks USPTO

The USPTO Supplemental Trademark Register: Advantages And Disadvantages To Amending The Supplemental Register

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has two sections of the Federal Trademark Register – the principal and supplemental registers. The principal register is where the majority of trademarks are registered....more

7/4/2013 - Federal Trademark Register Trademarks USPTO

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