Generally, it is a good idea to form the business before filing for any trademarks. When you apply for a trademark, the "owner" you identify should be the entity that is actually using the mark in commerce (or else you put your registration in jeopardy). This is typically the company,...View More
There are several existing trademarks for each of these. It's possible you could use it, depending on what category of goods/services your company deals in. You should consult a qualified trademark attorney, who can help you determine whether you are able to use these and if you should seek...View More
At this point, you would need to file a new application. When an application goes abandoned, the deadline to revive it is two months from the Notice of Abandonment. In this case, that deadline has passed, so you would need to refile a new application. If you do, you should carefully limit the...View More
I want to find out if I could use the device to expand on the design and technology in it more so to future proof it and lessen environmental effects on the planet from landfill pollution of electronics.
Harman owns many patents. Typically, if someone has one or more patent(s) on a particular product, that product (or its packaging or labeling) will list the patent number somewhere (or else will identify a website that does), because the owner of the patent(s) cannot collect damages for...View More
There were two video games subtitled "It's About Time" in the 2010s decade, Electronic Arts' Plants vs. Zombies 2 upon its initial release in 2013, and Null Reference Games LLC's Cars with Guns: It's About Time in 2017, yet Activision was able to file a registration... View More
Regardless of what marks were in use, Activision was able to register this because no one else registered this mark for video games. If another party used a similar mark for video games before them, and that other party is still using that mark for video games, they could file a cancellation...View More
There are numerous HEAVEN ON EARTH trademark registrations that have been abandoned. There are also numerous HEAVEN ON EARTH trademark registrations/applications that are live. Each trademark is registered in one or more "classes" (categories of good services). If you are looking to...View More
You are likely referring to a trademark, as phrases can't be patented. If the phrase is trademarked, you would need the permission of the trademark owner to use it on similar goods/services. If you plan to use the phrase for something very different, then you may not need permission. You...View More
It means another party filed a cancellation proceeding, which is a legal proceeding that attempts to cancel the mark on one or more grounds. In this particular case, it looks like that cancellation proceeding ended in December 2022. The cancellation request was denied, meaning that it is still a...View More
If an application for a mark is abandoned, you are free to just file your own application for that mark. If you are already using the mark in commerce, you can file a use application. If not, but you plan to in the near future, you can file an intent-to-use application.
Once you produced the script in written form, you acquired copyright protection. Whether you have a case for copyright infringement will depend on a number of factors, including the similarity of the two works. You should consult a qualified copyright attorney with the details of your case.
If you are just using this as a slogan, you cannot trademark it. However, if you are adopting it as the brand under which your products will be sold, then yes, you can file for a trademark application.
If you do file, and assuming this is for food products, it could possibly receive a...View More
Assuming you are asking whether you can trademark this word, that depends on a few details. Are you using it with any other words? Do you want to trademark just the word or a stylized version of the word? And what goods or services do you want to trademark it for? (every trademark is filed in one...View More
You will likely encounter some difficulty. There is a registered mark (and another pending application) for MOB TIES, for many types of clothing. It is likely MOBTIES CLOTHING would be considered as likely to cause confusion with MOB TIES when used with clothing products.
I registered a Trademark Name for my figure flattering apron designs called Shaypron. I have been using that name for 10+ years on my aprons that I sell, I just saw that my trademark was marked abandoned.
I assume you are talking about the mark "DEBRA MURRAY SHAYPRON". If so, this registration went abandoned a very long time ago, such that you will need to file a new trademark application (whether for DEBRA MURRAY SHAYPRON or for just SHAYPRON). If you do this right away, you should be...View More
It certain instances, it would depend on what type of product it is. There is nothing inherently wrong with using the term "baseball" in a product name. And if the product relates to baseballs, this is a generic term, so no one can stop you from using this term. However, it is possible...View More
I've checked everywhere to see if someone else has come up with the same idea as myself and actually created the idea. And through my investigation looking to see if someone else has created my idea. No one else has
You should contact a qualified patent attorney directly (this is just an anonymous question forum), and they can help you conduct a search and review of the relevant prior art. Even if you don't see the product in the marketplace, there is often relevant prior art in the form of earlier...View More
If you patented the invention and someone is infringing that patent, you would typically send what is called a "cease and desist letter" to that company and offer them a license to the patent in exchange for a reasonable royalty. You should contact a qualified patent attorney, who can...View More
The patent prevents others from making the specific system set forth in the claims (the numbered paragraphs at the end of the patent). The broadest coverage is claim 1, which has some very specific parameters. If a system does not include every element of claim 1 (or an "equivalent"...View More
My name is Scarlett. I was searching to possibly get "Frankly, Scarlett" as a trademark for an online business...I would be Marketing/online Marketing, possibly building Funnels for companies/people as a freelancer, and mostly for mentoring/coaching/course creation/selling digital... View More
Since the mark was abandoned several years ago, you can register it yourself (provided there are no other registered marks that are similar enough to present a problem). However, even though the prior owner let the registration go abandoned, before you use the mark for clothing (which is the class...View More
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