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Gerben Law Firm's Trademark Blog

"This trademark blog and informational section of the Web site is meant to provide you with answers to commonly asked questions about trademark searching, filing and registration.

As a trademark attorney who has worked on over 5,000 United States Patent and Trademark Office trademark filings, I have accumulated a lot of experience on various trademark issues. My hope is that I, along with our experienced trademark and copyright attorneys, can share some of that experience with you through this blog.

Please enjoy the information and feel free to contact our attorneys if we can answer any trademark questions for you."

Josh Gerben, Esq.,
Trademark Attorney

Latest articles

Amazon Sellers Must Register Trademarks for Amazon Brand Registry

Amazon is one of the essential online marketplaces for many businesses. However, because of its popularity, trademark infringers, product counterfeiters, listing hijackers and others continue to be a major problem throughout the Amazon marketplace. Recently, [...]

How to Choose a Trademark Attorney

Protecting your brand is one of the top priorities when starting a business or launching a new product or service. You have likely heard that hiring a trademark attorney can, according to one study, increase [...]

SCAM ALERT: Trademark Infringement Complaints Regarding Your Domain

by Josh Gerben, Esq. This is a potential threat alert. If you have received an email about intellectual property disputes regarding your domain name, you may be the target of a malicious e-mail. Our office [...]

Registering Your Domain Name Does Not Protect Your Trademark

This article deals with domain name registration and "use in commerce" requirements, generally. It is not legal advice on your individual situation and may not be relied on as legal advice. Each situation will be [...]

Court: ‘GOOGLE’ Not A Generic Trademark. Lessons Trademark Owners Should Learn About Genericide.

Genericide. The death of a trademark. It may sound dramatic and for a trademark owner, it is. It means that the trademark owner’s once strong and powerful trademark is now available for everyone to use. [...]