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Joanne Mafunda Moyo

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Domain Squatting

Domain Squatting: What is it & How Do You Deal With it?

Being a “victim” of domain squatting can be an extremely frustrating experience. But don’t fret! In this article, we look into the issue of domain squatting, what it’s not, and how you can deal with it. There are good solutions out there. 

Joanne Mafunda Moyo

Joanne Mafunda Moyo

24 July 20234 min read

Trademark Bidding

4 Lessons You Can Learn from the USPTO’s Rejection of Donald Trump’s “Truth Social” Trademark Bid

All the money in the world can’t protect you from the unbiased attention of the USPTO. Donald Trump’s “Truth Social” trademark has faced rejection. In this article, we explore this in a bit more detail, and extract some great lessons you can learn from it.

Joanne Mafunda Moyo

Joanne Mafunda Moyo

21 July 20234 min read

How to avoid a generic Trademark

Avoid a Generic Trademark: Don’t Be Like Band-Aids

Did you know that Band-Aid is a brand and not a generic term for something you use for cuts? Or that laundromat used to be a unique word coined by a company? It’s true. In this article, we explore these famous examples, and how you can prevent your trademark from becoming generic. Make it last forever. 

Joanne Mafunda Moyo

Joanne Mafunda Moyo

19 July 20234 min read