Entries by Joe Cipolla

Mediation Top 10

I recently completed the Florida Supreme Court training to become a Certified Circuit/Civil Mediator.  The training taught me many things about serving as a mediator, which are also applicable in any negotiation. Some of these seem obvious, but are worth repeating and I hope are helpful to you. Listen more than you talk.  This is […]

What is a Copyright

Mark E. Stein, Esq. Board Certified Intellectual Property Attorney Mark Stein Law Copyright is accorded to original works of authorship of literature, drama, music, sculpture, computer programs, sound recordings, film, photography, and works of fine art. Copyright gives the owner the exclusive right to reproduce, distribute, sell, perform, or publicly display the copyrighted work and […]

A Short Overview on Selecting a Trademark

Mark E. Stein, Esq. Board Certified Intellectual Property Attorney Mark Stein Law In selecting a trademark, you have the same primary goal as your competitors. You want to select a  strong mark which conveys to the consuming public that particular goods and services come from your company and not from one of your competitors. The […]