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Patent? Trade secret? Or Trade mark?

Patent? Trade secret? Or Trade mark?
« on: May 16, 2019, 02:47:45 PM »
Hello everyone!
I have an idea of a Drink which is very popular in some countries, but not her in the US. Since I am planning to make and sell it myself, I am worry that everyone can copy and sell it.
My question is that should I patent it or just trade secret or trade mark?
 
Also, Since the drink that I am thinking about, comes with 6 different flavors, should I go through patent process for each one individually?
I am willing to hire a patent attorney, just want to have an idea of what should I go through,
Thank you.

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Re: Patent? Trade secret? Or Trade mark?
« Reply #1 on: May 17, 2019, 09:02:55 AM »
If you are not the person who first created or invented the drink than you are not allowed to apply for a patent.  Only the original inventor of the invention can apply for a patent.

I would consider looking into a Trademark to protect your branding and imaging.   A good trademark attorney is: https://jpg.legal/


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