Is the Way Your Product Looks More Valuable than What it Does?

ou’ve spent a lot of money developing and building your new product. You got a utility patent around it. And it’s unique design stands out from the competition. Then a product appears with a similar look to yours. The value of your new invention takes a nose dive as you realize too late you failed to register a trade dress to further protect the unique look of your product.

Are You Licensing Artwork or Building a Brand?

If you’re creating and selling some form of art products – photos, drawings, artwork and crafts – one of your most important IP assets is your artist brand. A well developed artist brand builds recognition, promotes sales, builds market recognition, cements customer loyalty, and generates licensing revenues. Some of the best known artist brands generate millions of dollars in licensing royalty payments and are household names.