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Trademark infringement occurs when a person or business uses a trademark that is identical or confusingly similar to a trademark owned by someone else in a way that is likely to cause confusion about the source of the goods or services. This can be a concern for businesses because it can lead to customer confusion, […]

January 3, 2023

When Is Trademark Infringement A Cause For Concern?

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While you may be preparing your child for heading off to college by teaching them how to do their laundry and buying things to make their dorm feel more comfortable, there are also important legal implications once your child turns 18 and moves out. This deadline could quickly arrive, which can sever your ability to […]

October 19, 2022

Do Not Let Your Kids Move Out Without Signing These Documents

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Individuals make wills to ensure the correct distribution of their assets to their loved ones after they die, but there are specific things to avoid including in a Last Will and Testament (will). For instance, certain property types transfer automatically to an individual’s beneficiaries outside of their will. Due to this, it is advisable to […]

October 3, 2022

What Not To Include In Your Will

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Estate planning is the process of deciding how your assets will be managed and distributed if you become incapacitated or die. Traditionally, this process focuses on how tangible assets like bank accounts, investments, real estate properties, cars, and other valuable assets will be distributed. However, intellectual property rights owners must also consider what will happen […]

September 29, 2022

Estate Planning For Intellectual Property

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Securing a trademark is a necessity for companies and individuals looking to protect their intellectual property. When applying for a trademark, it is critical to determine that all of the requirements of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) have been met. Errors during the trademark application process can create unnecessary delays in receiving […]

September 20, 2022

Common Trademark Mistakes

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Estate Planning And Charitable Giving Incorporating charitable giving into your estate plan may allow you to save money on taxes while allowing you to contribute to a cause you are passionate about. Before donating, it is important to understand the various strategies involved with estate planning and charitable giving. Ideally, your financial needs, and the […]

September 12, 2022

Estate Planning And Charitable Giving

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Last week on Jeopardy, in the category of “That Used to Be a Trademark” the program demonstrated several trademark names that were determined to be generic. Remember the trademarks BANDAID, JET SKI, KLEENEX, and ASPRIN? Over time, a brand can be so famous and so ubiquitous that people associate that brand name with an entire […]

June 28, 2022

That Used To Be A Trademark

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If you’ve recently moved, you likely have a lot on your mind, whether its packing and unpacking, purchasing furniture, or finding a new plumber.  One thing you should not let fall through the cracks is your estate plan.    Like other major life changes —the birth of a child, a divorce, or a partner’s death —  […]

June 21, 2022


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The New Year stands before us like a chapter in a book waiting to be written. We can help write that story by setting goals. Our goal for the New Year is to continue to bring you interesting and informative content that you can use to strengthen your estate planning house and bring peace of […]

January 1, 2020

Happy New Year From Elisabeth Pickle Law, PLC

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Here are a few documents that families will need, if parents are to remain involved in the medical and financial affairs of a child who has reached adulthood.

October 21, 2019

What Estate Planning Documents Should I Have for My College Student?

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