The Patent Battle Gone Right: The Little Guy vs L’Oreal

In true David vs Goliath form, Olaplex took on L'Oreal in court over a patent dispute. Spoiler: David (Olaplex) won! It is not uncommon to hear stories of big business smashing small companies by stealing ideas. Court is almost always futile because they have a lot more money than your average bootstrapping, garage inventor. That … Continue reading The Patent Battle Gone Right: The Little Guy vs L’Oreal

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Courts Supporting Medical Marijuana? What Does That Mean For Your Business…

While marijuana is still classified as a schedule 1 drug federally, medical and recreational use is growing as more states legalize it. In places like Colorado, tax and fee revenue from the 'drug' has reached billions of dollars. What does that have to do with you and your business? Simply put, not only is it … Continue reading Courts Supporting Medical Marijuana? What Does That Mean For Your Business…

Who Owns the Rights to ‘Cat’? The Billion Dollar Business vs the Little Guy

We hear a lot of things about big business, the man, trying to take down the little guy. So what does a billion dollar machine company have in common with a small coffee shop? A trademark fight against over the use of 'cat'. Yes, you heard that right. Caterpillar INC. is going after a small … Continue reading Who Owns the Rights to ‘Cat’? The Billion Dollar Business vs the Little Guy