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Beware -- Use of the word 'entrepreneur' can put you in a legal mess

Perhaps no single word better describes today's go-it-alone economic climate than the word "entrepreneur." The French-derived noun has a certain cachet that is appealing to those who would strike out on their own.

In today's bootstrap economy, mayors of cities large and small along with colleges and universities and state-sponsored extension programs are reaching out to would-be entrepren......

Full article >>> went by the name Yoga Inside, that teaches Yoga to people who are incarcerated, was forced by Intel to change its name.

"It's just gotten out of hand," says Smith, whose company was named one of the top 10 fastest growing PR firms in the U.S. in the year 2000 before he was brought down by EMI's legal claim. "My clients are entrepreneurs," Smith says. "If you say you are a small business o......

Full article >>> , says that EMI's team of attorneys looks at each individual case based on the merits.

"If there was a magazine called Wisconsin Entrepreneur, we would almost certainly take action," he said. "We would have to see the magazine to see how they are using it. We are policing it, but we can only go after so many people at a time."

Picking on the little guy


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Full article >>> business to learn how to run their businesses better. Those individuals were forced to change their names, or give up the idea entirely, such as Heather Tornincasa, who said EMI effectively put her idea for a clothing line out of business before it started by issuing the cease-and-desist order.

"I don't have the time, money or energy to fight Entrepreneur Magazine on this issue," ......

Full article >>> are clearly in violation of the trademark, yet, it looks the other way.

"They don't want people to know what they are doing," Smith says. "They have never mentioned it in a single issue of their magazine. They want this to be a secretive thing, and selectively go after small entrepreneurs, pile up these little legal victories and build up a track record."


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Source:wistechnology.com By John Rondy 08/18/05


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