Edison, NJ asked in Trademark for New Jersey

Q: I need help from a trademark attorney

Under Trademark registration numbers - 0627275 and 063059 does Kittritch brand have ownership of the word Contact? or just the word (their brand) Con-tact? Kittrich sells contact paper under the brand name Con-tact. I purchase and sell contact paper under a different name. Now Kittrich is using some third party called redpoints to find counterfeit, fakes or trademark infringement in ecommerce. I have been targeted and told not to use the word contact. I do not believe they have rights to "contact", only "con-tact". Any advice?

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1 Lawyer Answer
Emmanuel Coffy
Emmanuel Coffy
Answered
  • Maplewood, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: I could not get access to the USPTO files with the registration numbers you provided. be that as it may, your mark namely, contact is confusingly similar to con-tact. If you are in the same market space then there definitely is an issue. You should contact a trademark attorney to review the matter with. Good luck!

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