Asked in Patents (Intellectual Property)

Q: Hi there! I have a question about the tangle teezer patent. Can someone help me?

I’m interested in putting a brush on the market but I’m not sure if I will have trademark/patent problems.

1 Lawyer Answer
Karima Gulick
Karima Gulick

A: As far as patents are concerned, if the brush you're referring to has existed in the market for a while, then it's probably fallen in the public domain. If this is a new brush, you should hire a patent professional to help you with a clearance search and or freedom to operate.

Trademarks: assuming no one has a trade dress on this and assuming you're not using someone else's mark, you should be good.

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