Can You Sell a Sex Doll that Looks Like Marilyn Monroe?

According to a company that makes custom-made sex robots, Marilyn Monroe is the most frequently requested celebrity for one of its robots. While the company will produce something similar, it refuses to make a true lookalike of Ms. Monroe, stating that it would need...

Can You Advertise Yourself As A Specialist?

Many professionals, like doctors, dentists, chiropractors or lawyers, may want to promote themselves as a “specialist.” The epithet conveys to potential clients that the individual is experienced and has advanced abilities. However, referring to yourself as a...

Ornamental Designs Don’t Create Trademark Rights

A trademark can be made of words, letters, symbols, designs, pictures, colors, sounds and smells. The key to obtaining an enforceable trademark is that the chosen mark must identify the source of goods or services. A mark may be aesthetically pleasing—the best design...