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IN HOUSE COUNSEL – Are you paying too much for trademark services?

Many in-house attorneys overpay outside counsel for trademark services. Our firm has identified three key areas where companies can save on cost when hiring outside trademark attorneys.

Should a Holding Company Own My Trademark?

In some cases, a holding company may be beneficial to a trademark owner. But is a holding company right for you? Find out more about the purpose of holding companies in this article.

Who Owns L.A.? Why L.A. Gear’s Campaign to Monopolize the “L.A.” Trademark Will Likely Fail

L.A. Gear, the shoe brand most well-known for its introduction of lights embedded in the soles of its sneaker, has been very busy over the years at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). While the brand does not enjoy the pop-culture status it once had in the 80's, its continued robust trademark enforcement campaign [...]

How the Philadelphia Eagles Fumbled a ‘PHILLY SPECIAL’ Trademark Filing

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.

How to Conduct a Trademark Search

Want to learn more about trademark searches? Here are the fundamentals of how a trademark search is performed.

Three Tips For European and UK Companies Filing U.S. Trademarks

Navigating the United States trademark filing system can be a daunting task for companies from the European Union or United Kingdom.  This is because the information required by the United States Patent and Trademark Office is typically more stringent than the trademark offices in the EU and UK. The following article discusses three main issues [...]

What is a Notice of Suspension Due to Prior Pending Trademark Application?

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.

How to Properly Assign a Trademark to a New Business Entity

Transferring the ownership of a trademark can be complicated and an incorrect assignment can be fatal to a trademark registration.

How to Choose a Strong Trademark in the Snack Food Industry

Learn tips and tricks on how to choose a strong trademark in the snack-food industry.

Domain Name and UDRP Disputes – A Definitive Guide

Protect your trademark from cybersquatting by using the Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy ("UDRP")