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.
Clothing design elements can serve as powerful source identifiers for brands, but aren't easy to obtain. They must be distinctive to obtain trademark protection and have evidence to back it up.
The “five year” anniversary of a trademark registration is an important one. Your first renewal is due and, if you have been using the mark consistently, you are now eligible for “incontestability” status on your [...]
As the USPTO deals with an increasing number of fraudulent filings, Gerben Law Firm's investigation reveals Chinese subsidy programs for businesses and individuals who obtain U.S. trademark registrations.
The USPTO is cracking down on fake and doctored specimens - and with the announcement of its newest pilot program, you can help.