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RAJ ABHYANKER, is the founding partner of LegalForce RAPC Worldwide. Raj is a winner of the American Bar Association Legal Rebel award, and the Fastcase 50 Legal Innovation Award. In addition, Raj was an economic policy adviser to the Chief Technology Officer of the United States White House for the America Invents Act, and invited speaker at the Association of California Bar Associations conference, and an invited speaker at the U.S. District Court (9th district) Judge Aiken conference on Innovations in Law, Science, & Technology. He has been quoted in the ABA Journal, New York Times, Bloomberg, Fox News, and Fast Company magazine.
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Agreements between Founders

Not all businesses are started with just one person. Oftentimes, a group of friends or colleagues will start a business together, with each person...
trademark application

6 Tips: What To Do After Filing a Trademark Application

Start using your trademark (if you haven’t already). A trademark protects you when you continually use it, and can demonstrate that you have...
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Creating Your Own IP Strategy

As your business grows and your brand becomes more recognizable, it’s important to protect your intellectual property and come up with a strategy for...
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Protecting IP Through Trade Secrets

A trade secret is a formula, practice, process, design, instrument, pattern, commercial method, or compilation of information that is not generally known or reasonably...
Design Patent

Protecting Growth with Design Patents

Design patents protect the unique ornamental designs of the functional aspects of your product. Ornamental designs may include perceivable designs such as a unique...
Starting Your Startup

Starting Your Startup

As both an attorney and entrepreneur, I have personally experienced the common struggles of the brave, new business owner of the 21st century. Through...
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Does Your Brand Need International Protection?

As your business grows, it’s important to evaluate whether or not your brand extends beyond the country in which you are located as trademarks...

How To Develop Your IP Strategy

As your business grows and your brand becomes more recognizable, it’s important to come up with a strategy on how to best protect your...

The Trademark Timeline (info graphic)

Didn't I file a trademark about six months ago?  Did that trademark become registered? Why haven't I heard from my lawyer? Well, there's good news....

Protecting Growth With Design Patents

Design patents protect the unique ornamental designs of the functional aspects of your product. Ornamental designs may include perceivable designs such as a unique chair shape...

Before Starting A Startup

Written by Raj V. Abhyanker Founder of Trademarkia As both an attorney and entrepreneur, I have personally experienced the common struggles that the brave, new business owner...

Registering Trademarks Overseas

Federal registration is not valid outside the United States. However, if you are a qualified owner of a trademark application pending before the USPTO,...

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