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2606, 2018

Josh Gerben was quoted by the Nikkei Asian Review regarding the Increase in Trademark Applications from China

June 26th, 2018|

The Nikkei Asian Review recently reported on the increase of trademark filings from Chinese applicants, as the Japan Patent Office has seen the same surges as the USPTO.  It is been believed this increase is [...]

406, 2018

Josh Gerben Quoted by NBC Sports, CBS Sports and Bleacher Report About Buffalo Bills Trademark Filing

June 4th, 2018|

Josh Gerben was quoted by multiple media outlets, including NBC Sports, CBS Sports, and Bleacher Report regarding a trademark filing made by the Buffalo Bills. The Bills applied for a trademark to use the phrase [...]

3105, 2018

Josh Gerben Ranks 6th in Top US Trademark Filers in 2018

May 31st, 2018|

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

2505, 2018

ESPN Quotes Josh Gerben on Vegas Golden Knights Trademark Update

May 25th, 2018|

With the Stanley Cup Finals now set, ESPN provided an update on the Las Vegas Golden Knights NHL hockey team's progress towards registering their team name and logo.   With the College of St. Rose not [...]

2205, 2018

Corporate Counsel Quoted Eric Perrott Regarding Increase in US Trademark Applications from China

May 22nd, 2018|

Corporate Counsel recently covered the increase in US trademark registrations from Chinese applications for the past few months.  They also discussed what ramifications US-based businesses and the USPTO can expect from this increase. Eric Perrott [...]

505, 2018

Wall Street Journal Quotes Josh Gerben on Fraudulent Chinese USPTO Trademarks

May 5th, 2018|

The USPTO is experiencing an large increase in the number trademark applications from China.  Some of these applications have been proven to be fraudulent.  The Wall Street Journal, as well as the Gerben Law Firm, have [...]

2002, 2018

ESPN Quotes Josh Gerben on Philly Special Trademarks

February 20th, 2018|

ESPN has reported on the recent flurry of 'Philly Special' trademark filings.  These applications hope to take advantage of the unconventional touchdown play that occurred during Super Bowl LII. Josh Gerben was quoted by ESPN.com, [...]

1202, 2018

Philadelphia Inquirer Quotes Josh Gerben on Trick Play Trademarks

February 12th, 2018|

The Philadelphia Eagles' improbable win in Super Bowl LII.  One of their touchdowns was gained based on quarterback Nick Foles' trick play that has been named the 'Philly Special'.  Some individuals are looking to capitalize [...]

902, 2018

Gerben Law Firm Featured by Washington College of Law

February 9th, 2018|

The Washington College of Law (WCL) featured Gerben Law Firm in a recent article, praising the firm's success. WCL profiled Josh Gerben's personal experience with the law school, and discussed the path he took towards [...]

801, 2018

Time Magazine Quotes Josh Gerben on Trump Trademarks

January 8th, 2018|

Time Magazine quotes Josh Gerben in an article about new trademark applications similar to Trump's campaign slogan - and the lack of enforcement against them.

2009, 2017

Eric Perrott Presents to Distinguished USPTO-Invited Foreign Intellectual Property Officials

September 20th, 2017|

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

108, 2017

Eric Perrott Presents at USPTO Roundtable on Trademark Scams

August 1st, 2017|

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 [...]

1207, 2017

Corporate Counsel Quoted Josh Gerben Regarding Trademark Symbols

July 12th, 2017|

Corporate Counsel reported on the difference between trademark symbols, and when to use which marks. Josh Gerben was quoted by Corporate Counsel, saying: Use of the symbols may serve as a deterrent for would-be infringers, [...]

1107, 2017

Eric Perrott Quoted by CNBC about Gene Simmons Trademark Application

July 11th, 2017|

In June, Gene Simmons submitted a trademark application to protect the sign of the horns gesture that he has used on stage.  Later that month, he withdrew his application. CNBC wrote about the odds of [...]

305, 2017

Josh Gerben Quoted by Marketwatch Regarding Celebrity Baby Name Trademarks

May 3rd, 2017|

  A recent trademark craze is celebrities filing trademark applications using names of their children.  In this instance, MarketWatch discusses Victoria Beckham's trademark filings made on her daughter's name. Josh Gerben was quoted by MarketWatch [...]

2501, 2017

The New York Times Quotes Josh Gerben Regarding Geographic Center Dispute

January 25th, 2017|

As many as three towns in North Dakota have been called the geographic center of North America.  Rugby, one of the towns, registered a trademark that commemorated this title.  With its recent lapse, a bar [...]

1901, 2017

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

January 19th, 2017|

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 [...]

1001, 2017

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

January 10th, 2017|

Trademark Attorney Eric Perrott will moderator a panel at the 32nd Annual International Property Law Conference that involves top USPTO officials, including Commissioner Denison and Chief TTAB Judge Rogers. Session Name: Trademark: The USPTO Speaks: [...]

1808, 2016

Wall Street Journal Law Blog Quotes Josh Gerben on Anti-Trump Mascot Trademark Concerns

August 18th, 2016|

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.  The Wall Street Journal Law Blog [...]

1408, 2016

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

August 14th, 2016|

One of the greatest Olympians, Michael Phelps, created an Instagram account for his then-3 month old son as an online photobook.  The Washington Post discussed what happens when someone takes and uses your photos without [...]

508, 2016

BloombergBNA Quotes Eric Perrott about Olympics and Social Media

August 5th, 2016|

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

3105, 2016

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

May 31st, 2016|

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 [...]

2402, 2016

BloombergBNA Quotes Eric Perrott on Social Media E-Commerce

February 24th, 2016|

BloombergBNA reported that many social media sites are deciding to use their messenger applications for e-commerce transactions.  This causes concerns for business owners as it presents new challenges when it comes to policing counterfeit goods. [...]

1811, 2015

Josh Gerben Talks Trademarks on Business Insanity Talk Radio

November 18th, 2015|

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 [...]

1511, 2015

Josh Talks Redskins Trademark with Podcaster Jimmy Barrett

November 15th, 2015|

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

309, 2015

Josh Gerben Quoted in World Trademark Review on USPTO Pilot Program

September 3rd, 2015|

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 [...]

508, 2015

Josh Gerben Quoted by Wall Street Journal

August 5th, 2015|

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 [...]

807, 2015

Eric Perrott Interviewed by ABC 7 on Redskins Trademark

July 8th, 2015|

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 [...]

2005, 2015

Josh Gerben Quoted by Washington Post About Redskins Knockoffs

May 20th, 2015|

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 [...]

1502, 2015

Josh Gerben on a Fox News Legal Panel

February 15th, 2015|

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 [...]

2301, 2015

NPR Quotes Josh Gerben: Redskins vs Native Americans

January 23rd, 2015|

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 [...]

2609, 2014

Josh Gerben Talks South Park Trademarks with Wall Street Journal

September 26th, 2014|

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 [...]

1009, 2014

The Wall Street Journal quoted Josh Gerben about Apple Watch

September 10th, 2014|

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 [...]

404, 2014

The Wall Street Journal Quotes Josh Gerben about Google Glass

April 4th, 2014|

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 [...]

304, 2014

Josh Gerben Hosts Trademark CLE

April 3rd, 2014|

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.

410, 2013

Washington Post Quotes Josh Gerben on Cadbury’s Color Purple Trademark

October 4th, 2013|

After enjoying the exclusive right of “Cadbury” purple on candy bars and drinking chocolate for a decade, the British chocolate maker’s purple power has come to an end due to rival Nestle. Trademark attorney Josh [...]

2204, 2013

Huffington Post Interviews Josh Gerben on Boston Strong Marks

April 22nd, 2013|

Following the Boston Marathon bombing, two parties attempted to register a trademark for “Boston Strong.” Josh Gerben explains why the USPTO will refuse the trademark applications and that the applicants simply wasted the $325 application [...]

603, 2013

Wall Street Journal Quotes Josh Gerben on Dr. Dre

March 6th, 2013|

Dr. Dre, a rapper and now entrepreneur, has multiple trademark applications for his headphones which are called “BEATS.” Since entering the market with the headphones, Dr. Dre’s company has been busy making claims to third [...]

1702, 2012

Josh Gerben Featured on Huffington Post on ‘Linsanity’

February 17th, 2012|

After his rapid success with the New York Knicks, Jeremy Lin has applied for trademark rights in the term he is most known by, ‘Linsanity.’  Trademark Attorney Josh Gerben talks to the Huffington Post about [...]

1512, 2010

Gerben Law Firm Featured in ABA Journal

December 15th, 2010|

The ABA Journal recently featured trademark attorney Josh Gerben and Gerben Law Firm’s trademark practice. The article details how Josh Gerben started his practice from scratch and how his entrepreneurial instincts led him to being [...]

212, 2010

Gerben Law Firm Featured by LEGAL BISNOW

December 2nd, 2010|

Trademark Attorney Josh Gerben talks to LEGAL BISNOW about this growing trademark practice and how internet marketing is fueling his practice.

1908, 2010

Josh Gerben Files 1,001st Trademark Application

August 19th, 2010|

WASHINGTON, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Trademark attorney Joshua M. Gerben, Esq., recently filed his 1,001st trademark application.  Mr. Gerben is the founder of Gerben Law Firm. "I am proud to have filed 1001 trademarks, because [...]

1406, 2010

Ranked #3 Trademark Filier in the US

June 14th, 2010|

Corporation Service Company, a leading provider of trademark research and watching, brand monitoring, and domain name management, recently released the 2009  Trademark Insider® Annual Report.   In the report, Mr. Gerben is named the #3 trademark [...]