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trademarkA Good Trademark

What makes for a great trademark? Taking a hint from the title of this article, one answer suggests itself – a completely made-up one!

Explore how to make a great trademark


Clients in the News

Present Arms awarded patents for Sentinel plate bases and accessories



Dividing the pieWorth Knowing

Joint ownership of patents is a bad idea. The other owners have free discretion to do what they want with the patent. The best way to own a patent is to assign it to a single entity, a business or a trust, and let the single entity control the patent.

Find out why



First “official” US Pat. No. 1 was issued to John Ruggles for a Locomotive Steam-Engine for Rail and Other Roads


About Antero, Tormey & Petrin

Antero, Tormey & Petrin is a business law firm with an emphasis on acquiring and protecting Intellectual Property. We have a broad range of experience in both law and business and we use that experience to provide value to our clients. We counsel clients on all aspects of business startups, transactions, licensing, and litigation. Our multidisciplinary team allows us to offer counsel on complex business and legal issues helping clients take greater advantage of new opportunities an to limit risk.