Intellectual Property

Distribution Agreements & Intellectual Property Issues

Distribution Agreements & Intellectual Property Issues

Distribution agreements are not intellectual property issues. Distribution does not amount to intellectual property on Amazon. If it’s distribution that you’re trying to control, there are proper ways to go about this, but the intellectual property complaint system is not one of them. Lacking permission to sell is NOT an

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How Amazon Sellers Can Handle Counterfeit Complaints

How Amazon Sellers Can Handle Counterfeit Complaints

There has been a marked increase in counterfeit complaints and suspensions. Counterfeit complaints are a type of trademark complaint. Most counterfeit complaints are baseless; most sellers do not sell counterfeit goods. If you are selling genuine products, there is likely no basis for the complaint. You can be in violation

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IP Suspensions Under Amazon’s Transparency Program

Intellectual Property Complaints & Suspensions Under Amazon’s Transparency Program

The intentions of Amazon’s transparency program are tremendous. Amazon has a big counterfeit problem on their platform. The transparency code system was designed to reduce the amount of counterfeit products seen and distributed on their platform. Going forward, brands will start labeling a code on their product and before it

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Egyptian Goddess Standard & Design Patent Issues

Egyptian Goddess Standard Design Patent Issues & Plans of Action for Suspended Sellers

Egyptian Goddess Standard: Design Patent Issues & Plans of Action for Suspended Sellers In terms of design patents, the standard that Amazon refers to is called the Egyptian Goddess Standard. Basically, what Amazon wants to know is whether an ordinary observer can tell the difference between two products. Are they

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Rejected Trademark Applications – Generic Marks

Rejected Trademark Applications - Generic Marks

Private Label Sellers & Rejected Trademark Applications – Generic Marks When the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) says a trademark is generic in nature, it means that the trademark you are trying to get simply describes the product rather than the seller. For example, if you are selling

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Intellectual Property Suspensions: Fighting Complaints Against Sellers

Intellectual Property Suspensions Why Travis Loves Fighting BS Complaints Asserted Against Sellers

Intellectual Property Suspensions: Why Travis Loves Fighting  BS Complaints Asserted Against Sellers When individuals and Amazon sellers get hit with Intellectual Property Complaints, most are unable to defend themselves against the rights owners without assistance. Many people are unaware of how IP Law works and even if you are aware,

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Amazon IP Complaints & Plans of Action for Suspended Amazon Sellers

Intellectual Property Complaints and Plans of Action for Suspended Amazon Sellers

The most important thing a seller needs to know about IP complaints is to immediately address any complaint you receive. Don’t let it linger on your account; they do not go away by themselves. A seller needs to get an appeal or reach out to the rights owner for a

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IP Law for Amazon Sellers: Trademark, Copyright, Patent, Trade Dress & First Sale Doctrine

Basic Intellectual Property Law for Amazon Sellers Trademark, Copyright, Patent, Trade Dress and First Sale Doctrine

Basic trademark law for Amazon sellers in the United States: A trademark is a name, logo, word that identifies a brand. Basically, when you see the Nike check mark or the ‘M’ for McDonald’s on any product you know exactly what company that is and what kind of products they

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Clearing Your Amazon Account of Intellectual Property Complaints

Clearing Your Amazon Account of Intellectual Property Complaints

Intellectual Property Complaints, also known as Rights Owner Complaints, can accumulate on a seller’s account. In general, if you have an IP complaint on your account but you did not get a listing suspension, keep in mind that refraining from selling a product will not resolve the issue. That IP

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Amazon Sellers Facing IP Complaints

Amazon Sellers Facing IP Complaints

When brands try to protect their prices, we see intellectual property complaints come in waves. Often, the complaints occur when a company has recently gotten their IP registered and then try to enforce it all at once. Amazon’s Brand Registry 2.0 makes it very easy to assert complaints against multiple

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How We Help Sellers Who Receive IP Complaints

Intellectual Property Lawyers

Rob Segall and CJ Rosenbaum sit down to talk about how our firm handles Amazon sellers who receive Intellectual Property Right Complaints (otherwise called Rights Owner Complaints). The first step is to analyze the complaint and product, and establish if the complaint is valid. We look at the listing identified

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IP Complaints – Sean Law’s Tips for Sellers

IP Complaints – Sean Law’s Tips for Sellers

Top 5 issues for an Amazon seller worried about intellectual property right complaints: #1. Know your distributor: Know where you are getting the product(s) from. You want to know where your distributor sources from, where they are getting their products from. You want to show to Amazon that it was

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Office Action with a Trademark Application

Office Action with a Trademark Application

How to apply for a trademark: When you come up with a logo, you file for that trademark under the United States Patent and Trademark office. You can fill out the application yourself at USPTO.gov. If a seller has a problem with his or her application or if someone else

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Brand Protection for Private Label Sellers: Top 5 Issues

brand protection for private label sellers

CJ Rosenbaum and David Miller, one of our associate lawyers here at the firm, helping private label sellers all over the United States and abroad. Brand Protection for Private Label Sellers: Top 5 Issues #1. Registering your Trademark: Essentially for trademark law, you do not have to register your rights

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Suspended Amazon Seller with IP Issues Reinstated

Suspended Amazon Seller with IP and Other Suspension Issues Reinstated

CLIENT TESTIMONIALS “I am recording this video to say a big thank you to CJ and his team for helping us with any legal stuff we have had in the last 3-4 years. We are a seven digit Amazon seller and we have had a few issues in the past

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Sellers Accounts Reinstated after a Rights Owner Complaint Suspension

Amazon account suspension

How suspended Amazon sellers can handle intellectual property complaints & get their sellers accounts reinstated after a rights owner complaint suspension When selling on Amazon, an Amazon seller should be aware of the Intellectual Property (IP) issues that regularly arise on the platform. For Amazon sellers, intellectual property involves copyright

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#1 law firm dealing w/ intellectual property issues for Amazon sellers

#1 law firm dealing with intellectual property issues as they pertain to Amazon sellers

CJ Rosenbaum has always represented entrepreneurs and businesses way before even Amazon existed. Sellers need somebody who could write great Plans of Action with college educated writers who not only know the legal issues, but also the non-legal issues. If you have an inauthentic suspension, used sold as new, or

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Brand Development & Protection

Testimonial: brand development & protection

Lee H: “When I came to eCom Chicago, I didn’t really know exactly how I would go about protecting my brand from hijackers while at the same time staying really compliant as it came to copyrights and trademarks. But now I feel that I have a reliable answer when it

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