Five Questions to Ask your Patent Attorney

Are you licensed to practice law in my state?  Yes____ No____
Many “patent attorneys” (especially in Florida) are not even licensed to practice law in the state in which they reside. Unlicensed attorneys cannot advise you on all of the legal matters that relate to patents and are not bound by the rules of […]

By |April 4th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Five Questions to Ask your Patent Attorney|

2017 Naples-Pelican Bay Rotary Chalk Art Festival

The Patent and Trademark Attorneys of Livingston Loeffler put their creative skills to the test for the seventh year in a row as participants Naples-Pelican Bay Rotary Club Chalk Art Festival on Fifth Avenue in Naples Florida. According to Edward Livingston, the current President of the Naples-Pelican Bay Rotary Club, over $40,000.00 was raised […]

By |February 3rd, 2017|General, news|Comments Off on 2017 Naples-Pelican Bay Rotary Chalk Art Festival|

Shareholder of Livingston Loeffler Presents Rotary Gift to Sunshine Kids Foundation

Edward M. Livingston, a shareholder in Livingston Loeffler, recently appeared on WINK television station as President of the Naples Pelican Bay Rotary to present a major gift of a 2016 Honda Odyssey van to The Sunshine Kids Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to assisting children with cancer.

Rotary is the oldest and largest service and […]

By |September 21st, 2016|General, news|Comments Off on Shareholder of Livingston Loeffler Presents Rotary Gift to Sunshine Kids Foundation|

Follow Legal Zoom’s Example

Legal Zoom touts its trademark services in its many radio, TV and print advertisements but who does Legal Zoom rely on for handling its own trademarks? The answer is experienced trademark attorneys. That’s right, Legal Zoom uses professionals to handle its trademarks. The same is true for Legal Zoom’s newest George Foreman. Why wouldn’t […]

By |May 16th, 2016|General|Comments Off on Follow Legal Zoom’s Example|

How to Protect Your Online Reputation

Having a bad reputation is never a good thing, particularly if you are a business. A bad reputation in business will result in a loss of revenue and a loss of brand value. In today’s online world, managing your businesses reputation is more difficult than ever. Information available online can severely damage your brand […]

By |April 22nd, 2016|General|Comments Off on How to Protect Your Online Reputation|

Speaking at Connors in Gulf Coast Town Center

Ed and Bryan will be speaking about trademarks and other intellectual property matters at Connors in Gulf Coast Town Center on Thursday April 21st in front of the Small Business Resource Network.  We hope to see you there.  Bring your questions.

By |April 21st, 2016|Copyright, General, news, Trademark|Comments Off on Speaking at Connors in Gulf Coast Town Center|

THE FINE BROTHERS STAR IN THEIR OWN “REACT” VIDEOS

The recent attempt by the Fine Brothers to have YouTube take down “REACT” format type videos made by others showed how the public and the Fine Brothers react in a situation involving a misunderstanding of intellectual property law. Since 2010 the Fine Brothers have become famous for their YouTube series of “react” format […]

By |March 23rd, 2016|General|Comments Off on THE FINE BROTHERS STAR IN THEIR OWN “REACT” VIDEOS|

Are Politicians Exempt From Copyright Laws?

It’s 2016 and the political campaigns are in full gear with campaign advertisements and rallies. Such advertisements and rallies are often accompanied by excerpts of popular songs of various artists to help promote a candidate’s theme and message. Judging from the widespread use of such songs without consent or license, for instance the unauthorized […]

By |March 8th, 2016|General|Comments Off on Are Politicians Exempt From Copyright Laws?|

Trademark Dispute for Yosemite National Park

Surprisingly, even the federal government can find itself in trouble with maintaining control of its intellectual property. Such is the case with the National Park Service and Yosemite National Park who according to a recent Associated Press article has found itself in a dispute with its former management/concessions company over the ownership of the […]

By |March 7th, 2016|General, Trademark|Comments Off on Trademark Dispute for Yosemite National Park|

Maintaining Intellectual Property

The popularity of IKEA has grown in recent years, especially in Florida with new stores in Tampa, Orlando, Miami and Fort Lauderdale. While IKEA may be experts in the business of maintaining very popular furniture stores around the world, like most companies they find it difficult to maintain their intellectual property rights without the […]

By |February 18th, 2016|General|Comments Off on Maintaining Intellectual Property|