It may show as dead because of a error in the calendar. A trademark attorney will have to review the history of the mark for information suggestive of your use as a good or a bad idea. You may be infringing if the renewal failure was an oversight.
Your existing LLC can provide goods and services in more than one classification. The application regarding entertainment can be made on behalf of the existing LLC. Contact an attorney who is aware of Trademark law.
I signed an agreement on behalf of my company, he put down my info as 100% ownership, my date of birth incorrect, my title as owner, which is all incorrect. I didn't look it over. They wrote in an early termination fee after I signed everything so it was not stated before I signed. We want to... View More
Were there witnesses other than "they" that the termination fee was included after you signed? If so then the potential for breach is increased as a factor allowing you to withdraw. The matters of dates, titles may be corrected as an administrative act.
Is "feasty" a made up word? Your use in commerce to identify the source of goods or services is use as a trademark. If you want nation wide protection then contact an attorney with Trademark experience who can file an application. Cost including the Federal Trademark Office filing fee...View More
A method for interpreting user submitted coupon images is described. A coupon image is received over a network from a user. The coupon image is associated with a coupon. A server system processes the received coupon image to identify one or more coupon matching characteristics. The one or more... View More
The opening statement re: similar in sight or sound for similar goods and or services is the definition of infringement. The similar name for computer program products is likely to confuse consumers - they think, "Which company provided the computer assistance we got last time?"...View More
Patents do not protect ideas. Patents protect new structures that do something. In food processing of onions there are several patents for machines, which are structures, which cut the tops and roots from onions to prepare them for processing. Each machine has different structue and each are...View More
The approval date for a drug named BIKTARVY is 02/07/2018 and the date of the first-expiring patent is 11/04/2020. Meaning the amount of time between the approval date of the drug and the date of the first-expiring patent is 2 years, 8 months and 29 days. Why would it be too short and not a length... View More
Infringement is similarity in sight or sound for similar goods or services. Many factors exist - when did you first use - are the goods / services similar - where is the opposing using the mark - how do you use the mark?
You will have to see counsel who will have to see all...View More
I have a business called Crossnik Media. We are getting ready to run an introductory ad with the goal of getting some brand recognition for our new local business in Midland, MI. At the end, we say "Welcome to Crossnik Media", because throughout the ad, we're explaining our... View More
Issues may arise if your goods and or services are similar to those of the goods and or services of another business using WELCOME. Otherwise likely not. However you should be advised by Trademark Counsel.
You can search for Federally Registered Trademarks at "USPTO.GOV" by selecting Trademark and searching the mark. Your comment "it’s the phrase, or actual product itself that’s trademarked, copyrighted, and/or patented" is answered as follows: The mark, as presented,...View More
My trademark application is live and pending yet I recently realized someone with a similar name like mine, they just changed the last letter on the word, so instead of Y they replaced it with an E. So can I send a cease and desist even though my application is pending yet live? The other company... View More
I am writing a book on Native American battlefields in the Midwest. Some of my source books have statements such as “No part of this book may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise,... View More
The suggestion is that a TM of "dapper" has expired. the expiration may be an oversight, the mark may still be in use and your use may infringe. Also, is the use of "dapper" with the same or similar goods or services as you propose to use? See an attorney having Trademark Law experience.
I'm trying to design some t shirts based off of anime. However, they are simply inspired by the anime. For example, its not an entire picture of naruto or anything, but like a blue swirl and some yellow and orange lines for naruto. I don't think the designs infringe on any copyright and I... View More
Re: Copyright, your phrases :"...based off or anime..", "..simply inspiredly the anime...", "I don't think the designs infringe..." , "...I am the one creating..." may show willfulness and are troublesome regarding Copyright Infringement. It may be...View More
the house is deed restricted and therefor the landlord is in violation of the deed restriction by renting the house out. He is putting pressure on us to buy and we are looking into it, but he says if we don't soon he will put the house on the market and we are going to have to move out. Is... View More
Probably true. But you will need an attorney if you contest. Its a cost benefit analysis. To purchase, contest or move - those are the questions. If contest then see an attorney in the county where the property is located.
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