Almost every business in today’s marketplace works hard to create a positive public image, so for small business owners, intellectual property protection is a high-priority consideration. One of the most important aspects of public awareness for any business is creating a name, symbol, or symbol that people instantly identify – a trademark. Trademark laws are crafted to help businesses create and maintain public awareness and to prevent others from either innocently or intentionally exploiting the trust a company has worked to achieve with the public. If you have any questions or concerns about logo rights or infringement, or if you need to take legal action to protect a trademark, consult right away with an experienced Daytona Beach trademark attorney.

To gain the maximum legal protection, every small business in central Florida should register its symbol under federal and Florida state trademark laws. Registering your logo gives you the exclusive right to use it on your products and in your advertising and marketing, and it legally prevents others from copying or exploiting your logo and the trustworthy reputation you’ve built. However, obtaining the maximum legal protection for your symbol can take a considerable amount of time and legal skill.

If you own a small business in central Florida, let an experienced Daytona Beach symbol attorney help you with the registration of your symbol and handle any problems that may emerge in the registration process. If your logo is infringed, a good logo lawyer can represent your interests, act to stop the infringement, and in some cases even help you obtain damages from the infringing party. In the central Florida area, if your small business requires legal advice or representation regarding a trademark or any other matter impacting your company’s intellectual property, consult as quickly as possible with an experienced Daytona Beach trademark attorney.

By: Melody Lankford
After graduating from Davidson College, Melody Lankford earned her J.D. from Florida State University’s College of Law in 2004 and was admitted to the Florida Bar that same year. Ms. Lankford joined Raydon Corporation as in-house counsel in 2004. She worked there until 2012, when she founded the Lankford Law Firm. She is an experienced Daytona Beach small business attorney who offers sound legal counsel and experience-based insights to her business clients.