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Widerman Malek Host Dinner Party with International Trademark Attorneys

The Attorneys of Widerman Malek, PL hosted a dinner for many attorneys that it conducts business with in the field of patents, trademarks, copyrights and general litigation. Attorneys Mark Malek and Mark Warzecha were honored to host this dinner party at Donovan’s Steakhouse in the Gaslamp Quarter in downtown San Diego on May 4, 2015. Attorneys […]

Widerman Malek Attorneys Attend INTA 2015 Conference in San Diego

Widerman Malek, PL Attorneys Mark Warzecha and Mark Malek attended the 2015 International Trademark Association conference in San Diego from April 30, 2015 to May 6, 2015. The conference was held at the San Diego Convention Center, and Widerman Malek Attorneys had the privilege of attending several trademark classes to enhance their knowledge on international […]

WM Partner Speaks to Community Foundation Non-Profit Workshop

Widerman Malek, PL Managing Partner, Mark Malek, spoke at the Community Foundation Non-Profit Workshop on September 12, 2014 about intellectual property matters that need to be considered by non-profits when carrying out their day to day business.  The topics included various issues regarding patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets.  With respect to trademarks and copyrights, […]

Trademark Fun – McDonald’s v. McDowell’s

Trademarks can be so confusing. Is it ok to use the same trademark as someone else? A detailed analysis must be conducted before answering such a question. A great example of the type of analysis that occurs in trademark law can be found in the movie Coming to America.

Where Good Ideas Come From

Where Good Ideas Come From

This is a great video that outlines where good ideas come from. This is an advertisement for the book by Steve Johnson. A great video to really help inventors getting started, and to help people running a business do so more efficiently.

March Madness and Other NCAA Trademarks

By: Mark R. Malek So the big tournament starts tonight – that’s right, we are starting with 64 teams and the team that goes through the tournament undefeated brings home the big trophy.  Half the fun is looking for that Cinderella team that upsets a few teams on the way, maybe even makes it to […]

I have an idea for a trademark…am I ready to apply?

  By: Tyler Hampy Before you commit to use and advertise a proposed new mark, you would be well advised to contact a trademark attorney and have them conduct a preliminary investigation as to any possible conflicts your new mark may have with previously used but unregistered marks, applied-for marks, and/or registered marks. You don’t […]

We Both Have the Same Business Name. Am I in Trouble?

You started your company four years ago and everything is going well when all of a sudden you are handed a cease and desist letter.  The letter informs you that you are using another company’s trademark – their company name.  What are you to do? With the world increasingly getting smaller thanks to the internet, […]

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