In Connecticut, trademarking your superhero characters can help protect their names and distinctive elements, preventing others from using similar marks in a way that could cause confusion. Whether you should trademark all four depends on factors like their commercial use and the level of...View More
I'm owner of a small business Company in Wallingford Connecticut and we need a trademark license from Uber Technologies INC. to manufacture and sell our Product with the mention allusive to this brand please
For a trademark license, it is recommended that you seek the advice of a licensed attorney who specializes in intellectual property law. They can assist you in drafting a licensing agreement with Uber Technologies Inc. that meets your specific needs and protects your business interests.
This is a tough area of U.S. trademark law, and courts have different views on scope of trademark protection for buildings. On the one hand, rights-holders do have the right to exclude others from using the building images in commerce in a way that denotes "designation of origin" or has a...View More
It sounds like you might have a contract breach, but their fine print probably says that you have to arbitrate the dispute in California and that damages are limited to the price paid to them. You may have to consult with a California attorney to review your specific details in this regard....View More
The ability to register a trademark depends on many factors including whether the mark is merely descriptive, whether there will be a likelihood of confusion between the mark and another registered mark, particularly when the marks are in identical or related class/categories of goods or services,...View More
I have been writing poetry inspired by a television show and I'm interested in potentially publishing them in a book. I have not used any characters' names but some poems are based on plots or perceptions within the show. I intend to use original artwork and the poems are original.... View More
Your question poses an interesting issue concerning the relationship between copyright rights and "fair use", which is a defense that can be raised to the claim of copyright infringement. Your poetry, even if inspired by the TV show, could be viewed as a "transformative" use of...View More
In order to keep a USPTO trademark registration alive, periodically you must make filings. From what you report, it appears that the 6 year deadline passed to submit proof of continued use by the 6th year after registration. However, the USPTO gives a 6 month grace period to correct the omission....View More
If using any unique signifier from any pre-existing source (Harry Potter novels/movies, in this case), I would indeed worry about that.
Your first step before committing to that brand is to consult with a trademark registration attorney who, will be able, in addition to registration...View More
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