Elimination of the Lanham Disparagement Clause

The Supreme Court decided it is unconstitutional for the government to prevent registration of trademarks based on a subjective determination of offensive content, with all justices that issued an opinion.  In the case, Matal v. Tam, an Asian-American band named The Slants attempted to register the band’s name.  The application was rejected based on a […]

Read More

2015 Florida Annual Report – How to Avoid Scams!

Its a new year! For Florida business owners, that means its time to file your 2015 Florida Annual Report with the Department of State, Division of Corporations.  The report is filed electronically on the state’s website, and must be completed between January 1, 2015 and midnight(EST) on May 1, 2015 in order to avoid the hefty $400 late fee.  […]

Read More