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Video: Black-Owned Business Defeats Trademark Bully

And We Celebrate With Them!

All too often, we see large brands throwing their weight around to squash small businesses.

One of the ways they do this is by taking advantage of trademark laws.

Either they claim that the smaller business is conflicting with their trademark rights.

Or they claim that the smaller business shouldn’t be entitled to trademark protection at all.

That’s what happened to a small Black-owned candle company known as Laguna Candles.

They had to fend off an attack from Voluspa, a large brand that tried to cancel their trademark.

Watch as Attorney Faith talks about this trademark victory and what you can learn from it.

 

Disclaimer: This content is for general legal education purposes only and shouldn’t not be relied upon as legal advice specific to your situation. If you need legal advice, consult a licensed attorney.

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Faith Mitton, Esq.

Faith is a lawyer on a mission to simplify legal stuff for entrepreneurs so that they don’t have to stress about how to protect themselves & their businesses. She’s the founder and managing attorney of Mitton Law Firm, PLLC – a boutique law practice based in NYC that helps small businesses nationwide to protect their intellectual property with trademarks and copyrights. When she’s not practicing law, you can usually catch her jamming to classic soul music, taking long walks, or rewatching The Office for the millionth time.

About The Content Creator

Faith Mitton, Esq.

Faith is a lawyer on a mission to simplify legal stuff for entrepreneurs so that they don’t have to stress about how to protect themselves & their businesses. She’s the founder and managing attorney of Mitton Law Firm, PLLC – a boutique law practice based in NYC that helps small businesses nationwide to protect their intellectual property with trademarks and copyrights. When she’s not practicing law, you can usually catch her jamming to classic soul music, taking long walks, or rewatching The Office for the millionth time.

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