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Michael Jordan and New Balance Trademark Cases Provided with Permissions by: Vivien Chan & Co. Newsletter of May 2020 Click Here to View Newsletter! For current information as to how US trademarks are faring in China, see these two articles from a personal friend, Vivien Chan, who has one of the largest IP firms in…

Written by: Lawrence A. Maxham August 2020   Here is yet another reason to file your trademarks early, in every country in which you are now or likely will within the next ten years, be doing business.  The following is a cautionary tale of timing in filing a trademark. Many countries have a “first-to-file” law…

As a relatively new member of the WTO, China is very aware of the importance of trademarks and having a trademark system that is fair, functions efficiently, and is respected worldwide. How can the new revisions to the Chinese trademark system help you and your Intellectual Property?

Written By: Lawrence A. Maxham Part 3 of our Should Your Register Your Trademark? series  will take a look at the importance of filing for registration of your trademark as soon as possible. It is imperative that you register your trademark as soon as you have chosen your mark, have had a professional search done…

Continuing our series Should You Register Your Trademark? Part 2 will explore the importance of goodwill in the marketplace and why it is important to act quickly on protecting your trademark and brand. But first, it may be helpful to set out some of the basic values of trademarks to your business. The Importance of…

The Maxham Firm has over 50 years of experience in patent and trademark law. With so many years under our belt, we have identified some of the most common mistakes many businesses make when budgeting for their new business endeavor. In this month’s series, Should You Register Your Trademark?, we will explore three common scenarios…

Why Hiring a Small Firm for International Business is Valuable Written by: Lawrence A. Maxham of The Maxham Firm (May 2017) In a world where commerce in products and services is not limited by national borders, a knowledge, or at least a nodding acquaintance, of how and why Intellectual Property (IP) rights beyond the US…

Written By: Lawrence A. Maxham A patent applies to a new structure, apparatus, or process that can produce an improved and useful result. Here we are focusing on trademarks. What Qualifies as a Trademark? A trademark is a mark used in trade. A mark can be words, symbols, designs (logos), or a combination that, when…

Areas of Practice The Maxham Firm provides legal services in the field of intellectual property, specializing primarily in patent and trademark law. The Maxham Firm Patent Attorneys provides legal services in the field of intellectual property, specializing primarily in patent and trademark law. Each attorney is a members of the California bar and are registered to…

The Maxham Firm is able to work directly with clients to deeply understand their IP needs and build their ideas into legally protected IP. Our boutique law firm gives you direct access to our experienced attorneys who specialize primarily in patent and trademark law. This direct access means that our attorneys, and support staff, have…

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