Transferring the ownership of a trademark can be complicated and an incorrect assignment can be fatal to a trademark registration.
Learn tips and tricks on how to choose a strong trademark in the snack-food industry.
Protect your trademark from cybersquatting by using the Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy ("UDRP")
The Los Angeles Times reported recently that Goldenvoice, the owners of the COACHELLA trademark, is not shy when it comes to enforcing its trademark ‘Coachella’ - it has filed trademark lawsuits against other companies who wish to host festivals whose marketing names end in ‘chella’.
Almost 20% of applicants file USPTO trademark applications in their names, personally. But what happens when they launch an LLC or corporation? Transferring a trademark can be tricky - by failing to include specific language and a clear "chain of title" a trademark and its application or registration could face significant challenges.
As an entrepreneur, there are several factors to consider when preparing to launch your start-up. One of these factors, that is often overlooked, is how to use federal trademark law to protect your business as you build your brand.
Trademark owners should consider filing for incontestable status whenever possible. Learn more about incontestability and the potential benefits.
Now that the offensive ban has been deemed "unconstitutional," the floodgates are open for offensive trademark, including applications including offensive words used by the President of the United States.
Not every use of a trademark similar to a previously used trademark is infringement - even if its for the same words and the same goods and services. A case from a Texas federal court emphasizes the need to analyze a potential infringement in depth before attempting to enforce trademark rights.
In anticipation of a potential 2020 campaign, entrepreneurs have started making filing with the USPTO using Oprah's name. But under U.S. trademark law, they will almost certainty be rejected.
How do you file a trademark application? Should you hire an attorney? This article discusses the overview of the registration process and helpful tips about filing a trademark application with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Although, in general, trademark rights are established by using the mark in commerce, depending on the timing of your business’ launch, an “Intent to Use” (ITU) application might be right for you.