CatchThis Blog / intellectual property

Laurel Sutton

February 2, 2011

This item was originally published on January 26th, 2010 at Fast Company. Back in December, Racebook Marketing Concepts held a Brand Name Auction during which “150 Timeless Trademarks and Domains” were offered for sale. But the auction was more bust than boom: only about 50 people showed up, with a few more bidders participating online. […]

Mark Skoultchi

April 28, 2009

It used to be that marketers and lawyers didn’t see eye to eye. (Ok, maybe the use of past tense is a bit optimistic.) But we’ve found a few quality IP attorneys who really understand what we naming consultants are trying to do (i.e., help our clients sell more stuff), and who appreciate a good […]

Mark Skoultchi

October 28, 2008

Recently, I promised to answer the question most asked by our clients: What does it mean for a trademark to be confusingly similar to another trademark? Well, I lied. The question that’s really most asked by our clients is, “It’s gonna cost me how much to name this thing?!” But the likelihood-of-confusion question is interesting, […]