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Gerben Law Firm has worked with thousands of clients in almost every industry. Gerben Law Firm attorneys have written extensively about ways to register and protect trademarks for businesses within specific-industries and hope that we can give you background and insight into your questions. If you do not see an article on your specific industry, contact us for a free consultation and we would be happy to answer your questions!

Beer, Wine and Spirits Industry

How Large Law Firms Overcharge Trademark Clients

If you are an in-house counsel and you're hiring outside counsel for trademark services, there's an extremely high chance you're overpaying for those services. There are two main ways that large law firms typically overcharge [...]

Phillies File Lawsuit Over Ownership Rights to Phanatic Costume

The Philadelphia Phillies have recently filed a lawsuit against the design firm that created the Phanatic, Harrison/Erickson, over ownership rights to the Phanatic costume. Following decades of negotiation and agreements, the Phillies claim that Harrison/Erickson [...]

Ohio State University Files Trademark for “THE”

On August 8, The Ohio State University filed a trademark application for the single word "THE." 'The' Ohio State University's trademark filing claims it is currently using the trademark "THE" for a brand [...]

Non-US Companies (and Citizens) Cannot File Trademarks Without a U.S. Attorney

On August 3rd, 2019, the United States Patent and Trademark Office implemented a rule requiring foreign companies and individuals domiciled outside of the United States to use a licensed U.S. attorney to file trademark applications, renewals, and [...]

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Apparel/Fashion Industry

How Large Law Firms Overcharge Trademark Clients

If you are an in-house counsel and you're hiring outside counsel for trademark services, there's an extremely high chance you're overpaying for those services. There are two main ways that large law firms typically overcharge [...]

Phillies File Lawsuit Over Ownership Rights to Phanatic Costume

The Philadelphia Phillies have recently filed a lawsuit against the design firm that created the Phanatic, Harrison/Erickson, over ownership rights to the Phanatic costume. Following decades of negotiation and agreements, the Phillies claim that Harrison/Erickson [...]

Ohio State University Files Trademark for “THE”

On August 8, The Ohio State University filed a trademark application for the single word "THE." 'The' Ohio State University's trademark filing claims it is currently using the trademark "THE" for a brand [...]

Non-US Companies (and Citizens) Cannot File Trademarks Without a U.S. Attorney

On August 3rd, 2019, the United States Patent and Trademark Office implemented a rule requiring foreign companies and individuals domiciled outside of the United States to use a licensed U.S. attorney to file trademark applications, renewals, and [...]

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Software Industry

How Large Law Firms Overcharge Trademark Clients

If you are an in-house counsel and you're hiring outside counsel for trademark services, there's an extremely high chance you're overpaying for those services. There are two main ways that large law firms typically overcharge [...]

Phillies File Lawsuit Over Ownership Rights to Phanatic Costume

The Philadelphia Phillies have recently filed a lawsuit against the design firm that created the Phanatic, Harrison/Erickson, over ownership rights to the Phanatic costume. Following decades of negotiation and agreements, the Phillies claim that Harrison/Erickson [...]

Ohio State University Files Trademark for “THE”

On August 8, The Ohio State University filed a trademark application for the single word "THE." 'The' Ohio State University's trademark filing claims it is currently using the trademark "THE" for a brand [...]

Non-US Companies (and Citizens) Cannot File Trademarks Without a U.S. Attorney

On August 3rd, 2019, the United States Patent and Trademark Office implemented a rule requiring foreign companies and individuals domiciled outside of the United States to use a licensed U.S. attorney to file trademark applications, renewals, and [...]

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