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Christopher Kinkade’s Legal Guides

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  • Proper Ownership of Trademark Registration is Critical

    Only the owner of a trademark has standing to enforce rights under that trademark. This may seem like common sense, but all too often shareholders and executives of companies file for trademark registration in their own personal names. Not only does this devalue the company by de...

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  • Intent to Use a Trademark Must Be Supported by Documentary Evidence

    Trademark applicants filing intent-to-use applications under Section 1(b) of the Lanham Act must possess documentary evidence of their bona fide intention to use the applied-for mark in connection with the claimed goods and services. Failure to do so may result in a successful op...

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