Q: Can I use Pathfinder for a clothing brand?
I am starting a brand of polos and was wondering if I could use this term.
You’ll need to run a knockout search to be sure. Start with the USPTO database here to make sure here are no existing registrations - http://tmsearch.uspto.gov/bin/gate.exe?f=searchss&state=4803:z3lh0r.1.1
Also run through a couple pages of google for their potential similarities.
These are by no means an exhaustive search method, but are a good start to knowing whether you’ll run into potential conflicts. An attorney or a trademark search company can run a more thorough search for you.
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