With Kathryn Wheble, Esq.
Trademark Primer for Creative Artists
No matter what your business, from rock band to software to jewelry, you need a name that identifies your products as yours. That's what a trademark is. Learn how to pick a trademark that will help you stand out, and learn how to keep it valuable and unique.
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Kate Wheble is a partner with the law firm K&L Gates. She has worked with large companies, small companies and individuals in areas as diverse as fashion, wine, pharmaceuticals and internet technology to help them select, protect and properly use their trademarks, which include company names, logo designs, packaging design and store design.
Ms. Wheble was named by Trademark Insider as one of the Top Trademark Lawyers in the U.S. based on trademark applications filed in 2007. In the same publication, she ranked 21st in the U.S. for the first quarter of 2008.
In 2005, she was named one of the best intellectual property lawyers in the Bay Area by Bay Area Lawyer Magazine (September/October 2005 and November/December 2005).