That code means that the trademark was cancelled due to failing to timely file the proper renewal paperwork. The first trademark renewal is due after the five year anniversary of the registration date, during that fifth year. The second renewal is due ten years after the registration date. Third...View More
If your application was abandoned for not timely responding to an office action or or filing deadline, you may be able to revive the application if you are within 6 months of the abandonment. If you are outside of the 6 months, then you will likely need to start over with a new application....View More
If your trademark was registered and then cancelled because the required renewal paperwork was not timely filed, then you will likely have to file a new application. There is a 2 month grace period after the cancellation notice is sent where you can attempt to revive the registration but after that...View More
The name I selected is Department of health and medicine. In the about us section of the website, I have a disclaimer, saying that we are not a government organization. I am not making money from this website yet, but I plan to in the future. The LLC name is completely different so I will be DBA... View More
Based on the information you provided, there is certainly a possibility that you could run into issues with that name. The best way to avoid receiving a cease and desist letter is to perform a comprehensive clearance search of the name before putting it in use. A proper search will reveal any...View More
You should consult with a trademark attorney. Filing a trademark application initiates a technical legal proceeding that an experienced attorney can assist with in an effort to make it an efficient process. Performing a comprehensive clearance search is also strongly advised prior to preparing the...View More
Palooza is commonly used descriptive term of a party and generic word so there should not be any trademark infringement issues with that particular term. Descriptive and generic terms are afforded little to no trademark protection.
If a trademark states "covered Goods and Services: Clothing, namely, t-shirts, tops, pants, coats, jackets, swimwear, lingerie, sweaters, denims, shoes, hats, scarves, gloves and underwear". I was selling iron on patches with a trademarked WORD, not even a brand specific word and got a... View More
ETSY has strict and unique infringement policies separate and apart from the USPTO. While there may be arguments to be made that a patch is not technically a piece of clothing, it is likely an uphill battle to get ETSY to overturn their decision.
Registering your trademark with the USPTO would give you the strongest legal tools available to protect your brand name. The federal trademark registration process is quite technical so it is advised to consult with a trademark attorney. Most trademark attorneys will assist with a comprehensive...View More
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...View More
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?
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