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4 Answers | Asked in Copyright, Business Formation and Trademark for Kansas on
Q: Do I need to trademark my brand and logo

I am starting a clothing and accessory brand and am curious on how/if I need to trademark my brand name and logo

Matthew Alexander Toporek
Matthew Alexander Toporek
answered on Jun 9, 2022

The short answer is you may be able to register either or both. If you are considering registering though, you really should take the time to consult with a trademark attorney. Clothing is a very competitive class to get your mark registered in and the assistance of an attorney, along with a... Read more »

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Q: Hello, I have a trademark NOA for a dating service that is free. Can I file statement of use without making sales?

Hello,

I have a trademark NOA for a dating service that is free. It is a mobile phone application and a website that serves about 3500+ users - is fair game to file the statement of use for the trademark? Or do I need to start making sales on the app?

Matthew Alexander Toporek
Matthew Alexander Toporek
answered on Jun 9, 2022

Sales are not necessarily required, but you will have to show the mark being used in commerce in the statement of use. I would consult with an attorney in an effort to make it a smooth process.

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