No, the decorative patterns and designs on Pfaltzgraff Yorktowne dishware lines are very unlikely to be protected by active trademarks or eligible for trademark protection. Therefore, you should generally be free to sell paint stencils replicating those patterns without infringing trademarks....View More
Yes, you can apply to trademark a slogan like “US Star Open I will play it one day” in the United States, provided it meets certain criteria. The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) requires that a trademark be distinctive and used in commerce to identify and distinguish goods or...View More
I composed a song where, at some point, I make reference to the title of an important social protest song that became a sort of an anthem, and I describe how important it was to rally the people and brake their fear to the oppressor. However I found out that its title has been trademarked, and I... View More
In Florida, referencing the title of a trademarked song in a new composition can be legally permissible under certain conditions. This usually falls under the category of fair use, especially if the reference is made in a way that is transformative, such as using the title to comment on, criticize,...View More
To ascertain if "TNO" is trademarked and who currently holds the rights, you should search the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) database. Trademarks can be country-specific, and the fact that a brand is trademarked in the UK does not automatically mean it is protected in...View More
If a trademark has been abandoned you can file an application with the USPTO to apply for the trademark. In order to receive a registered trademark an application for the mark must be filed with the USPTO and you must also be able to provide proof of the mark being used by you as the owner in...View More
You should speak with a Florida Attorney if this is in the State of Florida, if you are a do it yourself type person, you can go to Sunbiz.org, Florida Department of State website and see what needs to be done. Depending on how long it has been inactive, you may or may not be able to get it. No...View More
It means another party filed a cancellation proceeding, which is a legal proceeding that attempts to cancel the mark on one or more grounds. In this particular case, it looks like that cancellation proceeding ended in December 2022. The cancellation request was denied, meaning that it is still a...View More
You will likely encounter some difficulty. There is a registered mark (and another pending application) for MOB TIES, for many types of clothing. It is likely MOBTIES CLOTHING would be considered as likely to cause confusion with MOB TIES when used with clothing products.
I registered a Trademark Name for my figure flattering apron designs called Shaypron. I have been using that name for 10+ years on my aprons that I sell, I just saw that my trademark was marked abandoned.
I assume you are talking about the mark "DEBRA MURRAY SHAYPRON". If so, this registration went abandoned a very long time ago, such that you will need to file a new trademark application (whether for DEBRA MURRAY SHAYPRON or for just SHAYPRON). If you do this right away, you should be...View More
The test for trademark infringement is whether the usage is likely to confuse as to the source of goods or services. CONSCIOUS CASA is used and registered for services in the fields of business & real estate, engineering & design, and health. Usage of the same mark for goods or services...View More
HO'OPONOPONO is a Hawaiian exercise for reconciliation and forgiveness. The current trademark registration 5716359 is for bracelets in International Class 014, which includes precious metals, jewelry, and watches. Use of the mark for acrylic paintings would not infringe this registration....View More
For example my name is "goodpure" and theirs is "puregood+" they have the exact same goods and services. I'm looking to sell online nationwide not in any stores. And if I can get registered in another country I would do that if possible. I am eligible for dual citizenship... View More
Given the similarity in names and the exact same goods and services, filing a trademark for "goodpure" could potentially lead to rejection by the USPTO or an opposition from the existing "puregood+" trademark owner due to likelihood of confusion. Registration in another country...View More
If a trademark is Abandoned any person may file for the abandoned mark with the USPTO in the same or similar goods and services. In order to file for the trademark you must prepare and file an application with the USPTO. In order to file an appropriate application it is best to consult a trademark...View More
To register "ATLAST" as your trademark, conduct a thorough search to ensure it's not already taken. Then, submit an application to the appropriate trademark office, such as the USPTO, with the required fees and detailed information about your brand. Consider hiring a trademark...View More
I am currently writing a book and probably will have several books which all refer to the name of my group SOLID PERFUME COLLECTORS. I also plan later to begin a website under that same name which is why I'm wondering if I would have to trade mark it. What would be the benefits? What would be... View More
First, I want to caution that it is necessary to check whether the trademark is in use by anybody else prior to beginning use yourself, or you could be on the receiving end of a cease and desist letter or lawsuit. I recommend hiring an experienced trademark attorney to advise you on the risks and...View More
I Started using the name Praia skin in 2022 for a skincare company and mobile tanning studio, I’m using it as a DBA. Another person started using Praia skinCARE in 2023 for skincare too, mine is showing as live in the trademark page, I started it now in 2023 for all cosmetic, skincare and... View More
In a situation where two skincare businesses have similar names, it's recommended to consult with a trademark attorney for specific guidance. Trademark protection is typically granted to the first user of a distinctive mark in commerce. While your use of "Praia skin" predates the...View More
I Started using the name Praia skin in 2022 for a skincare company and mobile tanning studio, I’m using it as a DBA. Another person started using Praia skinCARE in 2023 for skincare too, mine is trademarked in 2023 for all cosmetic, skincare and sunless lotions use. Can there be a conflict?... View More
PLAYA ("beach") has been registered by Playa Products, Inc. for cosmetics since 2020, based on use since 2017. Unless your use of PLAYA for skin care products was earlier than 2017, you would be denied federal registration for that mark. There is no current or pending application to...View More
You can You can file a trademark application with the USPTO. It is best to first work with a trademark attorney or filing service for them to walk you through the process and to conduct a search to ensure no other names in the same class of services exist already. The type of game will determine...View More
For federal trademark registration status, you could search the records of the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). The database is known as "TESS." For state trademark registration status, you would need to search the records for each state.
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