Starbuck Loses Trademark Lawsuit

In a legal case of David and Goliath, a small NH coffee shop has prevailed over a trademark infringement lawsuit filed against them by corporate giant Starbucks. Jim and Annie Clark own and operate the Black Bear Micro Roastery, located in Tuftonboro, NH. One of the coffee blends offered to their customers is called “Charbucks.” […]

The Patent Process

The American spirit largely rests with inventors—the small sub-sect of people who manage to keep coming up with new ideas when it feels for the Everyman that it’s all been done. In fact, the spirit of invention is so prevalent to the American psyche that protection for inventions, patents, was written into the Constitution. This […]