Your business’ name and slogan are sometimes the most important parts of a business’ identity. They are what helps customers and consumers identify whether or not a product or service is being offered by your particular business. Due to these names and slogans having such an important role in your business’ success it is important that you protect them against competitors.
Here’s a look at how you can protect your business’ name and slo
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gans from being used by other companies.
Create a Trademark
You can protect your businesses slogans and any image you use in association with your business through a trademark. Trademarks are designed to protect any image or word from being used by another company or party. Trademarks can be obtained through the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Copyright Any Business Material
If you have business material that is important and exclusive to your business you may want to consider having that information protected under a copyright. Copyrights apply to any creative work that you created.
Join the Chamber of Commerce
The local chamber of commerce not only will help you get customers but it can help you manage your company’s reputation and how customers perceive it. The local chamber of commerce can also help you protect your business’ name and any images by offering legal advice and help with the process.
Your business’ slogans and images are vital to helping you establish yourself as a reputable business. By taking these steps you help protect your business from other companies who are out to ruin your reputation by using similar images and slogans.