Most Valuable Trademarks of High Tech Companies

The importance of trademarks cannot be understated in this day and age. Trademarks allow a company to establish brands that communicate, at a glance, their standards and qualities.With competition for popular products at an all-time high, trademarks allow companies to stand out from the crowd and give their potential customers an expectation of the positive […]

Disney’s Soft Robot

Disney Imagineers recognized several years ago that there is a need for robots that can safely interact with children. With this in mind, they designed a robot with soft and deformable body parts. To test their design, the Imagineers prototyped a small toy-sized robot with soft body parts (e.g., a soft skin), and found that […]

Uniform Rules for Filmmakers

I received a call from an independent producer who asked if actors can use real U.S. military uniforms in a film. The answer is yes. The law pertaining to this issue is found in 10 U.S. Code § 772(f) which reads: “While portraying a member of the Army, Navy, Air Force, or Marine Corps, an […]

TIPS Group Opens Office in Santa Monica

TIPS Group is pleased to announce the opening of its new office in Santa Monica, California. “Santa Monica is an ideal location for TIPS Group’s Southern California office due to its proximity to both the high tech businesses of Silicon Beach and to the entertainment industries concentrated in the Los Angeles area,” explains Paul Hickman, […]