$100 Million to Minority- and Women-Owned Businesses

by Tequila Higgins                On Monday, May 18, 2020, ex-NBA legend Erving “Magic” Johnson announced on several news outlets that he and his company (Magic Johnson Enterprises) have partnered...

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Justice For Ahmaud Arbery: Meet The Black Lawyer Crew

by Tequila Higgins On February 23, 2020 Ahmaud Arbery, an unarmed 25 year old Black man, was gunned down in a South Georgia neighborhood in broad daylight due to a father (Greg McMichael) and son (Trevor McMichael) “policing” their...

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Megan Thee Stallion v Carl Crawford/1501 Certified Ent.

by Tequila Higgins Back on March 2, 2020, Megan Pete (aka Megan Thee Stallion) filed a lawsuit against her label, 1501 Certified Entertainment and its CEO Carl Crawford, asking for $1M and a termination of her contract. She claimed that the label...

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Tom Brady Takes Tampa by Trademark

image via wikipedia Following his move to Tampa Bay, former Patriots quarterback Tom Brady seeks to capitalize off of his new location, according to the New York Post. Brady, who made an unsuccessful attempt to trademark “Tom...

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The Business That Keeps on Growing: Kylie Jenner Files Yet Another Trademark Application

by Khadija Dukes Kylie Jenner attempts to add yet another mark to her roster of trademarks, according to the Daily Mail. The young mogul filed trademark applications for several marks using her daughter’s name, Stormi. One of the many...

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Pobre Mambacita

by Khadija Dukes Prior to the untimely death of NBA star Kobe Bryant and his beloved daughter Gianna “Gigi” Bryant, Bryant filed a trademark application for Gigi’s nickname, “Mambacita” – a play on her...

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Mr. and Mrs. Independent: Harry and Meghan File Trademark Applications for Multiple Marks

by Khadija Dukes Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are in the news once again, and this time it’s not for shirking their royal duties. The happy couple will continue to do their good work, even if it’s not at the royal kingdom, by...

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How Strong is Your Logo and Do You Even Have the Rights to Protect It?

Many business owners have logos that represent their brand. And the majority of them didn’t create the logos themselves. Chances are, you hired a graphic designer to create your logo based on some idea you verbalized to them about what you...

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She Can Stop: Miley Cyrus Settles $300 Million “We Can’t Stop” Claim

by Khadija Dukes Just as her ex-lover, Liam Hemsworth, is slapped with a copyright infringement suit, Miley Cyrus settles hers for $300 million, according to Reuters.com. Cyrus’ popular yet controversial hit, “We Can’t...

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Trademarks for the Everyday Entrepreneur

New Year, New Beginnings, right? Right. This is always the time of year where everyone is so focused on bettering themselves and their businesses, but so many of you fail to take one of the most important steps in business ownership, which is...

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It’s Not so Romantic: Liam Hemsworth Sued for Copyright Infringement

After starring in the film, Isn’t It Romantic, in early 2019, actor Liam Hemsworth sought to promote the movie by posting a production photo to his personal Instagram page. However, the actor did not seek or attain approval to use the...

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