While it appears that the application was abandoned many years ago, you should have a trademark attorney conduct a search to make sure that a similar trademark was not registered. The USPTO will deny a similar mark if it creates confusion in the marketplace, so it doesn't have to be the exact...Read more »
Consult a qualified trademark attorney to prepare and file an application for federal registration.
You will need to describe the goods or services provided, specify the date of first use, and submit an illustrative specimen of how the mark is used. The process takes at least 8 months these...Read more »
is the Figurella Method a registered trademark? Can I open a business that does the same type of Figurella business under a different name? Should I modify something in the method to avoid any legal complications?
I sell skincare. She sells weight loss tea. She trademarked a name that is similar to mine. I am first in use with sales in skincare. She is first in use with a category that she didn’t even register under the trademark and has no proof anywhere that she intends to sell in my category. She is... Read more »
The Trademark Modernization Act (TM Act) went into effect December 27, 2021. Under it, anyone can file a petition to expunge or reexamine a registration on the grounds that the mark was not actually in use at the time the registration was issued. I wrote an article about it here:...Read more »
I did a public notice. I registered it under my corporation which I’ve had since 2011. Our first name is similar our second name is different. But she trademark things that she’s not even selling that I am offering with my logo and name attached to it online with a presence. What can be done!
Your question is unclear thus difficult to answer. If you have a federal registration for a trademark, it can be enforced against an infringer whose use is confusingly similar for the same goods/services. You should consult an experienced trademark attorney to review the matter.
A trademark is what you are looking for. In the United States, they are established through use in commerce ("common law trademark.") To protect your rights in it, though, you should register it. Trademarks can be registered with a state or a federal government office. Federal...Read more »
I want to use the term FlowGrown Beauty. However, I see someone has trademarked FLOWGROWN already, but only for clothing and footwear. So, can I use FlowGrown Beauty for lotions and other beauty/wellness products?
Goods and services are categorized in 45 international classes. For example, cosmetics and cleaning preparations are in class 3 and clothing and apparel are in class 25. When USPTO examining attorneys search to find similar marks, they not only search in the particular class in which a good or...Read more »
An attorney is required to communicate with clients, including giving the files back. Yet, in your case, you can get on the website of USPTO and see what have been done. You may be able to receive a copy there.
I am simply using the name for a recreational adult softball team. I do not have any copyrighted designs or logos, but I just want to know if using the phrase alone is illegal, if I put it on a jersey.
I am wondering if it is legal to record (copy a movie to save as .mp4) a movie with VLC that has been legally purchased (first sale) for personal (non-distributed) use. I would not like to retain the original DVD's (as I travel a lot and enjoy the convenience of a digital... Read more »
There is an existing "standard character mark" for a 4-word phrase owned by another company, but I want to register and use that same 4-word phrase in a "style mark" that incorporates our company logo.
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