Legal Guides for Trademark
Written by attorney Richard Symmes, almost 4 years ago. STAFF PICK
What works may be Copyrighted?
Literary works, musical works, dramatic works, pantomime, pictorial,
graphic, sculptural, motion pictures, sound recordings, architectural... more
Written by attorney Andrew Schroeder, almost 6 years ago. STAFF PICK
What Makes a Trademark Strong? Folks say that you should compare Apples with Apples and compare Oranges with Oranges. As it relates to Trademark Law, these comparisons can determine the... more
Written by attorney Derek Linke, over 6 years ago. STAFF PICK
A trademark is a unique
identifier, such as a word, phrase, or design, that enables consumers to
identify you as the source of the goods or services you sell in connection with
that mark.... more
Written by attorney Melinda Giftos, almost 6 years ago. STAFF PICK
USE THE MARK • Trademark rights are acquired through use of the mark.
• Use on Products: Affix your mark directly on your products and product packaging.
• Use with Services: Use the... more
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... more
Written by attorney Clifford D. Hyra, over 5 years ago. STAFF PICK
Gathering Information The first step towards registering your trademark is determining what the trademark consists of and gathering the information necessary for the application. Your... more
Written by attorney Matthew H Swyers, almost 5 years ago. STAFF PICK
Introduction If you are a trademark owner did you know that to maintain rights in your mark you are required to police the use thereof?
Unauthorized use of your mark, also known as... more
Written by attorney Jacqueline Tadros, over 4 years ago.
Trademark FAQs Why would I want to register my trademark if I don't have to?
Federal trademark registration provides several notable benefits, such as, a legal presumption of the... more
Written by attorney Anastasios Garbis, 4 months ago.
A quick review of the types of trademarks Generic Marks This simply names the goods or services that are being sold. The United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) will not grant a... more
Written by attorney Kristen Roberts, 9 months ago.
This guide is intended for those looking to trademark their logo/phrase/brand/etc. It provides insight into the trademark registration process, and will help you understand the general nuts... more