Trademark Protection


  The specific benefits accorded a mark registered with the USPTO are: constructive notice to the public of the registrant’s claim of ownership of the mark; a legal presumption of the registrant’s ownership of the mark and the registrant’s exclusive right to use the mark nationwide on or in connection with the goods and/or services… Read more

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Why “Confusingly Similar” is So Confusing

When a company wants to sue another company for trademark infringement, they will most likely have to prove the defendant’s branding or products are confusingly similar to their own branding or products. So what does it mean to be confusingly similar? If only a few people are confused by the branding, does that count? While… Read more

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How to Choose the Right Trademark Class

When you apply for trademark registration, one of the many boxes you’ll have to check is the box to designate your trademark class. There are 45 classes designated by the USPTO, and, to a first timer, these classes can be difficult to understand. How can you tell the difference between beer and beverages (class 32)… Read more

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Why Did the Redskins Lose Their Copyright?

Burgers are being grilled, bets are being places, trash is being talked, and jerseys are being donned. Football season is in full swing. You might not think football and intellectual property have much to do with each other, but in 2014 the United States Patent and Trademark Office made huge decision that rocked the football… Read more

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