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5 Mistakes Businesses Make with Trademarks and Brands – IPW…

5 Mistakes Businesses Make with Trademarks and Brands – IPW…

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For many startup founders and business owners, your brand name will likely become a key asset of your business. However, entrepreneurs like to move rapidly. Cash is burning, and getting a product to market is of utmost importance. Although running an early-stage startup is exhilarating, do not let your brand name protection be swallowed up by all the excitement. Neglecting to properly secure a trademark for your company and products can lead to expensive consequences in the future, such as being forced to rebrand just as you’re gaining traction or being unable to stop infringers from using your brand name. Below are 5 of the most common mistakes businesses make with trademarks and what you can do to avoid them. Mistake #1: Picking a Bad Business/Brand Name Your brand name can be a