Monthly Archives: January 2015

Are Women’s Boots a Form of Intellectual Property?

You might think copyright is something you only have to worry about if you are in the publishing or media industry. But copyright can affect retail businesses as well. A recent decision by a federal appeals court illustrates the potential … Continue reading

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Adherence to the Uniform Commercial Code

All Florida retailers should be aware of the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC). The UCC is a model law adopted by the legislatures of all 50 states and is designed to harmonize the rules governing certain commercial transactions. Where applicable, the … Continue reading

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The Importance of Enforcing Your Trademarks and Service Marks

For Florida retailers, trademarks and service marks are essential business assets. These marks help identify a business and establish its brand and reputation within the community. Once you properly establish and register a mark, you have the legal right to … Continue reading

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