answered on Mar 10, 2023
No, if a tagline is trademarked, it is protected intellectual property and cannot be used by another business without permission from the trademark owner. Any unauthorized use of a trademarked tagline may result in legal action for trademark infringement.
answered on Jan 30, 2023
Trademark registrations are cancelled in most instances due to the failure of its owner to file with the USPTO a statement of continuing use. These maintenance filings are due in the fifth year after registration and in the ninth year to renew for another ten year term.
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answered on Oct 27, 2022
Artwork and typography are usually protected by copyright law. And brands (company names and logos) are protected through trademark law. The answer to your question should start with figuring out who owns the rights to the image or trademark that you want to use.
answered on Oct 16, 2022
I can only guess, based on information provided, that you mean trademarked logo and not patented logo. If this is the case, no you can not use trademark of someone else to create your own product. It could be copyright or trademark infringement. However for more complete answer you should seek a... Read more »
Do I need to have an LLC of the line before trademarking the line’s phrase or saying?
answered on Feb 20, 2022
A trademark is an insignia, phrase, word, or symbol that is used to denote specific goods or services and legally differentiates it from all other goods or services of its kind.
A patent is an exclusive right granted for an invention, which is a product or a process that provides, in... Read more »
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answered on Dec 16, 2021
Here are two reasons it is in your interest that this question not be answered in this forum:
1. You really don't want to analyze and deliberate in public, let alone convey your concerns and intent where a potential plaintiff might see them.
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Starting a business to sell hemp-derived CBD products. All products .3% or under. We would also sell non-hemp CBD products. We are not looking to trademark any specific item, just the name of the company and logo which will appear on all items.
answered on Nov 1, 2021
There are several pitfalls in registering trademarks for CBD products. One factor is the type of products and services for which you want to register your mark. The 0.3% disclaimer usually overcomes the objections for smoking products. There are additional rules for edible and topical products.... Read more »
I invented this word back in 2005 as part of my non profit, Da Jesus Factory and outreach ministry slogan. Where P.E.A.C.E. IS Godufactured 24/7. I recently discovered that someone attempted to get a trademark for it but it appears it failed. Is it possible for me to obtain a trademark for it now.
answered on Jun 10, 2021
You need to consult with an attorney to review your chances
answered on Jun 7, 2021
I think I know what you're asking, but not entirely sure.
If you have a design for your small business and would like to know how it fairs in regards to trademarking feel free to reach out to an attorney for a consult.
answered on Jun 7, 2021
Consult with an attorney so she can do proper searches and give you a risk assesment.
I see hundreds of books from various authors with that title on Amazon.
answered on May 31, 2021
Consult with an attorney to understand your options and risks
I also cannot pull up or enter my application information
answered on Jan 4, 2021
Depending on whether it is an application or registration, different petitions to revive might be an option, particularly if the abandonment was related in some way to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Pudiya means new in foreign language and indiya means India
answered on Oct 4, 2020
You should consult a trademark attorney to see if the mark is in fact "suspended," and if so, for what reason(s) is the mark suspended. There can be a number of reasons why this could be the case, some would enable you to refile for the same mark, and others not so much.
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answered on Aug 6, 2020
It sounds like you want to use it with your brand. If that is the case, then it would be a trademark. It's best to hire a trademark attorney to do a comprehensive search. While that slogan may not be trademarked, there may be one that is so close to it that it causes confusion in the... Read more »
answered on Jun 26, 2020
Well, assuming the grace period has already expired and there's no common law use or federal registrations/pending applications for anything identical or similar then you could attempt to register the mark. I'd recommend hiring a trademark attorney to search both the USPTO records and... Read more »
Lord of the rings series. Could I create a business with the name Mordor Entertainement? Or part of a name that is tradmarked? Thorin Oakenshield is trademarked, could I use Oakenshield Entertainment?
answered on Jun 17, 2020
One can commit trademark infringement if there is use of a mark where: (a) the mark is the same as -- or similar to -- another mark; and (b) that use will cause likelihood of confusion to a potential consumer, that both marks are indicating a common source of the goods/services.
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I reshared a video on social media urging people to request proclamations for "chronic disease day" another non profit originally created the day, the logo was trademarked but that logo was not used just the phrase "Chronic Disease Day". Are they able to claim these rights? On... Read more »
answered on Jun 6, 2020
Yours is a complicated question as to what the originator of the "day" has registered and would want to protect. It would be best to work with a trademark attorney to understand what is the effect of the registrant's disclaimer.
I wanted to make sure by doing this, I'm not infringing
answered on Jun 2, 2020
I believe there is an official "Black Lives Matter" group. See: https://blacklivesmatter.com/contact/ There are also a number of applications pending with the USPTO that could be relevant. Check with the BLM group about the best way to proceed with your idea.
My business name was published as of April 2020 but now I have finally designed the actual logo with pictures and the business name. Can I request modification of my trademark to now include the design? Is that considered a section7 filing?
answered on May 26, 2020
If you wish to register the new logo as a trademark you will have to file an new application for registration. Many people file for trademark registration for both the business name and logo/ design.
filling date was 8/30/13
status date was 10/27/14
answered on Feb 4, 2020
There is no "reinstatement." You'll have to complete and file a new Registration Application and go through the normal registration process. If you need assistance, feel free to email me at: email@example.com
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