Learn how to protect your Etsy store name using trademark law and common mistakes made during the process.
A trademark battle, perhaps with slime included, is in the works. If you grew up in the 80s, chances are you heard about a game show called "Double Dare" where kid contestants had to complete crazy physical challenges, and would most likely end up getting slimed (at least once) by the end of the show. [...]
The Philadelphia Eagles trademark application for PHILLY SPECIAL has been denied. The team faces a long road to obtaining a trademark registration on the phrase.
A Notice of Suspension for Prior Pending Applications is a common response from the USPTO and it means that another trademark application has been filed that may prevent your registration.
DJ Khaled files legal action to stop company from using his son's name as a trademark.
The USPTO is cracking down on fake and doctored specimens - and with the announcement of its newest pilot program, you can help.
Owning your own engineering firm is your chance to make your mark and do things your way. Strong name recognition can help you develop your business and set it up for long-term success. However, you should always know the risks and not cut corners - starting with protecting your trademarks.
Can a space make a difference? This article explores the impact a space can make on the commercial impression of a trademark.
Makeup company Hard Candy learned the hard way that a simple trademark application can quickly turn into a PR nightmare. Hard Candy isn't the first (and won't be the last) company to get in trouble for attempting to claim exclusive rights in a grassroots phrase, but the backlash is still significant (and may have been avoidable.)
Launching a new sports franchise can be tough. Deciding on a name for that sports franchise? It may be even tougher. The U.S. Army filed an opposition against the Las Vegas Golden Knights hockey franchise.
Whenever you launch a new advertising or marketing campaign, you potentially open yourself up to trademark liability. Is your business at risk? Here are some best practices to help reduce the risk of trademark infringement when launching a new campaign.
Gerben Law Firm works extensively with international clients and their foreign counsel to assist with the filing of trademark applications in the United States (we serve as a local counsel in the United States in this capacity). Clients (and their attorneys) from over 30 countries have used Gerben Law Firm's local counsel trademark services to [...]