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Trademark Owners: If You Receive an Email About Changes to Your Trademark Application or Registrations, It May Be Scam **Attorney Advertising **

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) recently put out an alert regarding a new scam in which unauthorized parties use the Trademark Electronic Application System (TEAS) to file changes to accounts in an attempt to register the marks of others on third-party brand registries. Trademark […]

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Just How Different Does My Trademark Have to Be from One That Is Already Registered? **Attorney Advertising**

As an Intellectual Property attorney and small business owner, I know how difficult it can be to settle on a trademark that accurately depicts your business or brand. I also know how frustrating it is to ultimately choose a trademark and then discover that there are other […]

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Having a Registered Trademark Can Help You Protect Your Brand on Amazon **Attorney Advertising**

Online retailers are often targeted by counterfeiters who seek to mimic their products and/or services to ultimately trick and defraud consumers.  Throughout the years, major websites and social media platforms have developed various methods of “verification” to help consumers sort through the noise and more easily identify […]

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How Can I Change My Trademark’s Ownership Information? **Attorney Advertising **

There are many reasons why a trademark holder may need to formally change the trademark’s ownership information with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.   The most common scenarios and instructions for carrying out such changes are listed below. Change in Legal Name When the owner of […]

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Filing for Trademarks: Are You Selling Goods, Services, or Both? **Attorney Advertising **

When applying for a trademark, you will be asked on the application to describe the goods and/or services associated with the mark for which you are applying. While this may seem like a straightforward procedure, many business owners don’t fully think through the way their company operates […]

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Can I Register a Trademark That’s Been “Abandoned?” **Attorney Advertising**

Anyone seeking to register a trademark is first encouraged to conduct a search with the United States Patent and Trademark Office to ensure that the mark is not already in use by another business or brand. The hope is that the trademark is unique enough that the […]

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Trademark Denied: Appeals of Trademark Final Refusals **Attorney Advertising**

The hardest part of registering a trademark is usually coming up with a unique trademark in the first place. A trademark is a word or symbol that should distinguish your company, product, or service from all others. Once you have chosen a name to represent your brand, […]

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Someone Is Using My Trademark…Now What? **Attorney Advertising **

There may come a time in your business when you discover that someone else is infringing upon your intellectual property, such as using your registered trademark.  While the other party may indeed be in the wrong, enforcing your rights is solely up to you. If you believe […]

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Domain Cybersquatting: What to Do If Someone Is Profiting from a Misspelled Version of Your URL **Attorney Advertising **

Domain cybersquatting has unfortunately become a high ROI activity for bad faith actors who seek to steal and siphon traffic that would otherwise go to a legitimate company. These domain cybersquatters spend their time and resources buying up slightly misspelled or similar variation of a company’s URL […]

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USPTO is Seeing a Flood of Trademark Applications From China

Its has been reported recently that a large  number of Chinese citizens or companies based in China are seeking trademarks in the US, flooding the US Patent and Trademark Office with applications.  The Business Standard cites this surge is due to incentives the Chinese governments are providing to register trademarks in foreign countries and for Amazon […]

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