Q: May a registered mark be used on a good not directly specified in the "App", but in the same class? The class is (016).

Moreover, the international class is 016, which is the class over goods/services in commerce dealing with paper materials and printed matter. Simply, if the "App" just identified greeting cards and is registered, is it justified or congruent to perform trade through also standard printed paperback books or publications using the registered mark if not specified directly in the original "App"?

1 Lawyer Answer
Andrew Zulieve Esq
Andrew Zulieve Esq
  • Trademarks Lawyer
  • Waldoboro, ME

A: You need to consult with an experienced trademark attorney prior to taking what seems on its face to be a very risky tack. If your proposed product is sufficiently related to that sold under the registered mark, then you may have a serious infringement issue.

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