As we begin the new year, we thought it might be a good opportunity to take a brief trip down memory lane, to identify, remind you of, and/or introduce you to what appear to be some of the most popular DuetsBlog posts from 2009 (ordered by date, not by popularity):
- Non-Verbal Logos That Can Stand Alone, And One That Can’t
- Unlawful to Rollerblade?: An Important Lesson in Product/Service Naming
- Do I Need To Register The Stylized Form of My Mark
- "Re-Branding Madness in Washington" Overlooks Obvious: The Washington Redskins
- "Chief Wahoo" Re-Branding Underway? A Painful Lesson on Saving Face
- Tasty Humor?
- Just Verb It? A Legal Perspective on Using Brands As Verbs: Part I
- The Case of the Screwed Screw Maker
- Just Verb It? Part II: A Legal Perspective on Using Brands As Verbs
- Rapala Fishing Lures: More Hits Than Google? Or, More Cats Than You Can Shake a Stick At?
- Just Verb It? Part III: Testing the "Slippery Slope" of Using Brands as Verbs
- Without Words, But Not Speechless: More On Non-Verbal Logos That Can Stand Alone
- Pros and Cons of Stand-Alone Non-Verbal Logos and Other Trademark Styles: A Legal Perspective
- I See Blue Ovals
- Counting By Numbers, or Stripes? A Likelihood of Confusion Tale.
- The P-Word
- Alpha Watch: Li’l "a" Goes to the "e" Market
- Fair Use of 3M’s Post-It Note?
- You Mess with Red Bull, You Get the Horns!
- Corporate Coups and Trademark Abandonment
- My Aha Moment
- Getting Familiar With the Basics: A Planning Primer
- Double Negatives in Branding: Nobody Doesn’t = Everybody Does?
- Who Owns a Trademark Worth $19 Million?
- An Ode to the Brand of Brands, the King of Cola: Coke
We look forward to continuing our conversation with you during 2010!
Happy New Year!