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USPTO Global IP Academy: Eric Perrott Presents to Distinguished Foreign Intellectual Property Officials

As a part of its global training program, the United States Patent and Trademark Office invited foreign officials from the ASEAN region to the USPTO's Global Intellectual Property Academy for the annual conference on emerging [...]

September 20th, 2017|

Trademark Attorney Eric Perrott Speaks at USPTO Roundtable on Trademark Scams

On July 26, 2017, Gerben Law Firm Attorney Eric Perrott spoke before a roundtable of USPTO officials and other interested parties on fraudulent solicitations. Mr. Perrott explained how these scam e-mails undermine the Firm's relationship [...]

August 1st, 2017|

Josh Gerben Quoted By Corporate Counsel Regarding Trademark Symbols

Trademark Attorney Josh Gerben was quoted by Corporate Counsel regarding the use of trademark symbols. For the full story, read here: http://www.corpcounsel.com/id=1202792655223/Trademark-Symbols-Powerful-Tools-for-InHouse-Counsel

July 12th, 2017|

Eric Perrott Quoted in a ‘Gene Simmons’ CNBC Trademark Article

Gerben Law Firm attorney Eric Perrott was quoted in a CNBC article that discusses why Gene Simmons' trademark application for the sign of the horns gesture would not have been approved: http://www.cnbc.com/2017/06/24/why-gene-simmons-attempt-at-patenting-his-hand-gesture-wouldnt-have-worked.html

July 11th, 2017|

Attorney Josh Gerben Quoted by Marketwatch Regarding Celebrity Baby Name Trademarks

It has become the recent trademark craze-- celebrities filing trademark applications on the names of their children.  In this instance, MarketWatch discusses Victoria Beckham's trademark filings made on her daughter's name. In the article, trademark [...]

May 3rd, 2017|

Attorney Josh Gerben Quoted by the New York Times Regarding ‘Geographic Center’ Dispute

The New York Times quoted Trademark Attorney Josh Gerben's thoughts about a dispute over the "geographic center of the United States" and its use as a trademark. Preview: It’s possible that Rugby has a case, [...]

January 25th, 2017|

Josh Gerben Named A Top 10 Trademark Filer in the United States

Gerben Law Firm is proud to announce that trademark attorney Josh Gerben has been named as one of the top 10 trademark filers in the United States.  In its annual report on top trademark practitioners [...]

January 19th, 2017|

Attorney Eric Perrott to Moderate Panel of Top USPTO Officials at the American Bar Association’s Spring IP Conference

Trademark Attorney Eric Perrott will moderator a panel involving top USPTO officials, including Commissioner Denison and Chief TTAB Judge Rogers. Trademark: The USPTO Speaks: An Update from the USPTO and TTAB Discuss Recent Rule and [...]

January 10th, 2017|

Josh Gerben Quoted By Wall Street Journal on Anti-Trump Mascot Trademark Concerns

The Democratic National Committee launched an anti-Donald Trump advertising campaign in which it used a Donald Duck mascot to claim the Donald was "ducking" on releasing his tax returns.  In the article, Gerben Law Firm's [...]

August 18th, 2016|

Washington Post Quotes Josh Gerben About Perils of Posting Your Kids’ Pictures Online

Josh Gerben was quoted by the Washington Post about the potential perils of posting your childrens' photos online. Josh provided an intellectual property perspective. If you have joined the latest “sharenting” trend, you may not [...]

August 14th, 2016|

Eric Perrott Quoted by BloombergBNA Regarding Olympics

Eric Perrott, trademark attorney with Gerben Law Firm, was quoted in an article "Olympic Sponsors Must Follow Strict Social Media Rules."

August 5th, 2016|

Eric Perrott Discusses Trademark Law for Marketing Professionals on the Spiral Marketing Podcast

Trademark Attorney Eric Perrott sits down with the Spiral Marketing Podcast to discuss why trademark law is important to marketing professionals. In this podcast, Eric discusses things marketing professionals should consider with their trademarks. One [...]

May 31st, 2016|

BloombergBNA Quotes Eric Perrott on Social Media E-Commerce

BloombergBNA quoted Eric Perrott in an article, "E-Commerce Coming to Social Media Messaging Apps?" about the potential risks of counterfeit sales in social media e-commerce platforms Many social media sites are deciding to use their [...]

February 24th, 2016|

Josh Gerben Talks Trademarks on Business Insanity Talk Radio

Trademark attorney Josh Gerben from Gerben Law Firm chats with Barry Moltz from Business Insanity Talk Radio about trademarks. In the interview Josh reveals some of the most common mistakes that small business owners can [...]

November 18th, 2015|

Josh Talks Redskins Trademark with Podcaster Jimmy Barrett

Listen to Podcast: http://1140wrva.iheart.com/media/podcast-jimmy-barrett-RMNPodcasts/federal-judge-rules-against-redskins-trademark-26185914/

November 15th, 2015|

Josh Gerben Quoted in World Trademark Review on USPTO Pilot Program

Josh Gerben was quoted in the World Trademark Review about a new United States Patent & Trademark Office pilot program that would allow owners of federal trademark registrations to update their registrations to account for [...]

September 3rd, 2015|

Josh Gerben Quoted by Wall Street Journal

You name it, Donald Trump has tried to stamp his name on it. From restaurants to colognes, Donald Trump has filed for over three hundred trademarks. In this article trademark attorney Josh Gerben is quoted [...]

August 5th, 2015|

Eric Perrott Interviewed by ABC 7 on Redskins Trademark

A longstanding battle between Native American activists and the Washington Redskins has resulted in a judge ordering the cancellation of the Redskin’s federal trademark registrations. Eric Perrott explains that this is more of a symbolic [...]

July 8th, 2015|

Josh Gerben Quoted by Washington Post About Redskins Knockoffs

Martin McCaulay has submitted multiple trademark applications for names he thinks the Washington Redskins might use in the future in the hopes that they will come to him with a large payout in exchange for [...]

May 20th, 2015|

Josh Gerben on a Fox News Legal Panel

A Fox News panel, including trademark attorney Josh Gerben, discusses the legal battle between a decades-old snow cone shop and Monster Energy on Fox News. Josh Gerben explains the nature of the legal claim that [...]

February 15th, 2015|

NPR Quotes Josh Gerben: Redskins vs Native Americans

The US Department of Justice has now involved itself in the legal battle over the use of ‘Redskins’ that is going on between the Washington football team and Native Americans (and activists). While one of [...]

January 23rd, 2015|

Josh Gerben Talks South Park Trademarks with Wall Street Journal

In an episode of South Park, a show on Comedy Central, the Washington Redskins logo trademark controversy is parodied.  The Wall Street Journal wondered if the use of the Redskins’ logo on the show could [...]

September 26th, 2014|

The Wall Street Journal quoted Josh Gerben about Apple Watch

The Wall Street Journal quoted Josh Gerben about Apple's off-shore trademark filing of 'Apple Watch' in advance of the US announcement of Apple's new wearable device. Apple’s attempt to keep the name of the Apple [...]

September 10th, 2014|

The Wall Street Journal Quotes Josh Gerben about Google Glass

Google’s attempts to trademark the term ‘Glass’ have been unsuccessful due to the US trademark office examiner placing two barriers on the application that they must overcome. While, Josh Gerben states that a federal registration [...]

April 4th, 2014|

Josh Gerben Hosts Trademark CLE

On March 27, 2014 Josh Gerben hosted a seminar for the Lancaster, PA Bar Association regarding basic trademark fundamentals such as selection, clearance and registration.

April 3rd, 2014|