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Brian Patrick Kinder

Irvine Trademark Infringement Attorney.

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  1. Common Mistakes Companies Make In U.S. Trademark Applications

    Written by attorney Brian Kinder, over 3 years ago. STAFF PICK

    Companies commonly make mistakes in their trademark applications because the online forms are “deceptively simple” and full of traps for the uninformed. Being aware of the following common mistakes can help avoid rejections and perhaps bolster the value of your resulting registration.

  2. When Does the Trademark Office Consider an Alteration to be a "Material" Alteration?

    Written by attorney Brian Kinder, about 2 years ago.

    I was handling an issue today involving a situation where a client had filed an application for a mark, but then made some changes to the mark and wanted to update the application. The Trademark Office issued a preliminary refusal to the requested amendment on the ground that the...