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How a Federal Trademark Registration Protects Your Dietary Supplement Brand

A federal trademark registration provides valuable protections for your dietary supplement brand.  You will have the presumption of nationwide protection for your trademark.  You also will be able to more easily take down infringing listings on online marketplaces, such as Amazon. Your registered trademark can also be a springboard to international trademark registration. You’ve worked hard to build a successful dietary […]

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How to Choose a Strong Trademark in the Snack Food Industry

QUESTIONS? Gerben IP has thousands hundreds of companies register their trademarks. Contact Us! Strong trademarks and branding are key to a successful snack product. In 2018 alone, snack food was a 42 billion dollar industry in the United States. Needless to say, U.S. consumers take their snacking seriously, and unlike a lot of other industries, snack foods are typically still […]

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REDBULL files opposition to REDEW mark claiming right to RED for beverages: New & Noteworthy TTAB Filings

New & Noteworthy TTAB Filings: The Late March to Early April Omnibus Edition This edition of New & Noteworthy features highlights from the past month of Trademark Trial & Appeal Board filings. Featured is an ongoing segment on brand owners who believe that their marks meet the high bar of being a “famous” marks for purposes of trademark dilution. DOGFISH HEAD BREWRY […]

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Monster Energy, 5 Hour Energy and Ohio State File Trademark Oppositions and Cancellations: New & Noteworthy TTAB Filings March 9 to 15, 2015

The edition of New & Noteworthy features Monster Energy, who seems to file oppositions against, well, everything. There are also a lot of design mark filings, including the Ohio State’s proceedings against the POISON NUT and others which provide interesting insight into how design marks are prosecuted, monitored, and ultimately opposed/cancelled.   Also, for the second week in a row, Sazerac protects […]

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3 Steps to Trademark A Restaurant Name

Did you know that some of the most successful restaurant chains and franchises in the world got their start as locally owned small businesses? From as few as one or two independently-operated locations, these restaurants grew to become household names the world over. Once these businesses began to grow and be more nationally successful, their names, logos, and brand identities became […]

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How to Trademark the Name of a Dietary or Nutritional Supplement

The popularity of dietary and nutritional supplements is a trend that’s not going away anytime soon. It’s a booming business to get into, because even though competition is fierce, the demand is there to support it. The way many dietary and nutritional supplements are marketed – through direct sales like the internet and television ads – means that registering and enforcing […]

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Obtaining a Trademark for a Food Product in 3 Steps

A brand is a key component of a food company or product’s success. Rarely will a food product be the only one of its type on the market – in all likelihood, there are several other competitors selling a similar product, each with their own brand reputation and distinct qualities that set them apart to the consumer. Building and protecting […]

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