I want to apply for a design patent for a spoon, a fork, and a knife. In my understanding, one patent application is for a single item. However, my design is the same for all 3 utensils. In this case, should I apply for the design of a handle instead? Can I say, "ornamental design of the... View More
You should discuss with an IP attorney that has experience with design applications. That said, with proper usage of solid and dashed lines, it sounds like a single embodiment can cover all three designs, since ornamental feature is directed towards the handle. I'd recommend a different title,...View More
Worlds Inc. (OTC QB:WDDD) is a leading intellectual property developer related to 3D online virtual worlds. The Company has a portfolio of 9 US patents (6,219,045; 7,181,690; 7,493,558; 7,945,856; 8,082,501; 8,145,998; 8,161,385 8,407,592& 8,640,028) for multi-server technology for 3D applications
Popsockets LLC keeps making claims that my trademark FAB POPS is in violation of there mark POP. This has happened over 150 times since June 27, 2022. My first use of FAB POPS is 6 months before there claimed first use. How can I combat the damage this is causing my business?
One time is frustrating, but 150 times in a matter of weeks? Wow. It looks like you have an earlier first use in commerce date between the trademarks identified in your post. However, Popsockets LLC owns a fairly large portfolio of marks comprising the word "POPS." You should speak to a...View More
One option is to file a petitions for cancellation of their trademark - priority. Consult a trademark attorney to discuss your situation so that you take appropriate action to protect your brand. Good luck!
Check the Current Owner(s) Info and Attorney/Correspondence Info tabs on USPTO's TSDR link for the subject trademark. You can either reach out directly or through counsel. Both approaches have advantages.
We are about to product some very special exhaust components for V8 BiTurbo engines, that from the shape of the design are not available on the market. We would like to patent or trademark this design in USA if possible.
I sell puck holders and someone has alerted me they have a patent. Their design is different from the one I sell. Plus, I don't physically make the holders, I purchase them from a different company and add paint/glitter to it.
The patent holder sent a DMCA takedown notice to my web... View More
I recommend contacting a patent attorney with litigation experience.
FYI - Sect. 271. Infringement of patent … "whoever without authority makes, uses OR SELLS any patented invention, within the United States during the term of the patent therefor, infringes the patent."
My colleague and I were responsible for 100% of the technical data and research for patent application and were inexplicably excluded by other colleague when he refiled secretly. We never assigned our rights and wish to contest right of ownership.
Can you advise me who we should contact at... View More
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