CatchThis Blog / trademark availability

Beth Gerber

May 31, 2013

Secrecy is a key ingredient in any naming project. Without it you court disaster, risking time, money, and marketing impact. However, maintaining secrecy too tightly for too long brings its own dangers, including lack of creative input and failure to find potential problems. It’s important to find a balance to protect yourself, and the success […]

Beth Gerber

March 21, 2013

Let’s say you’re naming your company or a new product or service. You’ve hired a naming agency—or have done the name creation in house. The creative exploration is over, and you have a variety of options to choose from. Great. Now comes the hardest part. Before selecting those names that you send to your attorneys […]

Maria Cypher

May 26, 2011

People often ask us how we come up with names. Are they computer generated? Do we sit around, drinking wine, jotting down thoughts on cocktail napkins? Or, maybe we shuffle Scrabble tiles around till we find that perfect combination of letters? Once upon a time, these approaches might have worked, but these days namers use […]