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Q: If 30A is trademarked can I use thirty-a?
Marcos Garciaacosta
Marcos Garciaacosta
answered on Jan 31, 2023

No.

You should consult with an attorney.

0 Answers | Asked in Trademark for North Carolina on
Q: Is there more trademark protection to trademark "Greatest Sales" versus "Greatest Sales Digital"? [Made up name]

I am going to change an LLC name. Want to eventually seek trademark protection for it. Trying to do some overall strategic branding planning.

For some social media username availability reasons I have added the word "Digital" to the end of my proposed name. [Not 100% married to... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Trademark and Intellectual Property for North Carolina on
Q: what does it mean under status710-canceled?does this mean name is now avail??under trade mark listing
Fritz-Howard Raymond Clapp
Fritz-Howard Raymond Clapp PRO label
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.

Just because a...
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2 Answers | Asked in Intellectual Property and Trademark for Tennessee on
Q: Please explain the following?

I am looking to trademark the name Bitsy Boop. I found THIS on your website: BITSY BOOP - Trademark Details

Status: 710 - Cancelled - Section 8

Fritz-Howard Raymond Clapp
Fritz-Howard Raymond Clapp PRO label
answered on Jan 30, 2023

BITSY BOOP, with a design of a little girl, was registered by the Hearst corporation in 1998 for tee shirts, and one half of Hearst's interest was assigned to Fleischer Studios in 1999. The joint owners failed to maintain the registration with a required statement of continuing use in 2005,... Read more »

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Q: If an application has been made for a name to be trademarked, can that name be used until the trademark is issued?

How long does it typically take for a trademark to be issued?

Fritz-Howard Raymond Clapp
Fritz-Howard Raymond Clapp PRO label
answered on Jan 27, 2023

Federal trademark registration is not necessary for use of the trademark, and the mark may continue to be used by its owner pending its registration. Until the registration has been issued, however, its owner does not have the ability to sue in federal court for its infringement.

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0 Answers | Asked in Copyright and Trademark for South Dakota on
Q: If my manga has a race of Saiyan in it but are diffrent! There are not Dragon ball at all!

Well i have a manga that is called (The story of momo the last saiyan!) it is about 3 races Saiyan that momo is in and shapeshifter and demons!

The saiyan at like Dbz saiyans but there hole story and where they come from are diffrent there is not character from Dragon ball in my storY! Are... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Copyright, Patents (Intellectual Property) and Trademark for California on
Q: I have a superhero who is a literal archangel would I still be infringing on Marvel's archangel?

They have the same name: archangel. They both superheroes. They have a similar look (human with wings... Like an angel). But that's it.

The story is radically different. Marvel's archangel is a mutant originally called angel until his wings are replaced by mechanical wings. That... Read more »

Fritz-Howard Raymond Clapp
Fritz-Howard Raymond Clapp PRO label
answered on Jan 25, 2023

This is more of a trademark issue than copyright, unless the image of your character is identical to the Marvel character.

ARCHANGEL was a registered trademark of Marvel in 1994 for comic books, but that registration was cancelled in 2005 for failure to file a statement of continuing use....
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0 Answers | Asked in Copyright and Trademark for Tennessee on
Q: I have a homestead/community garden can I give it the name "Stranger Things Garden" nothing related to the show sold.

Wanting to name my garden Stranger Things Garden - will not be selling anything related to the tv show, only food/seeds/plant merch/etc.

1 Answer | Asked in Trademark and Intellectual Property on
Q: Hello there,I have a question. Can a company use the word "MagSafe" for its own product?

"MagSafe" is trademarked by Apple.

Robert E. Wasserman
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Robert E. Wasserman
answered on Jan 24, 2023

It would depend on the type of products. You should expect to be sued if you use "MagSafe" to market goods such as computers, mobile phones, battery packs, electrical cords, etc. For any other goods/services, you should definitely hire an experienced attorney to conduct a thorough... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Legal Malpractice and Trademark for California on
Q: Do I need to register my virtual law firm?

I am licensed in Georgia but I will be using my "law firm" solely to file trademark applications for clients. Do I need to register my law firm (LLC, PC, etc.) or can I operate as is?

0 Answers | Asked in Trademark for California on
Q: Do I need to register my virtual law firm?

I am licensed in Georgia but I will be using my "law firm" solely to file trademark applications for clients. Do I need to register my law firm (LLC, PC, etc.) or can I operate as is?

1 Answer | Asked in Trademark for Florida on
Q: Can I trademark the term Game of Quotes and if so how much would it cost.
Felicia Altman
Felicia Altman
answered on Jan 24, 2023

In order to find out if you your requested mark is already filed with the USPTO you can work with a Trademark filing service for a low cost fee to preform a pre-search or full search for conflicting or similar marks. The trademark application is generally $250-$350. Working with a trademark service... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Intellectual Property and Trademark for Utah on
Q: Can I use the tagline "The Whoniverse, the Multiverse, to infinity and beyond..." in a logo for a travel agency

I am designing a logo for a travel agent that will be used at comic conventions and similar fan experiences to advertise a service that arranges travel to such conventions.

Fritz-Howard Raymond Clapp
Fritz-Howard Raymond Clapp PRO label
answered on Jan 22, 2023

Although there are trademark registrations for marks including the words WHONIVERSE and MULTIVERSE, use of these words in a slogan should be considered fair use and not infringing as they are generic terms.

3 Answers | Asked in Trademark for Louisiana on
Q: How much does a trademark usually costs?
Erik Špila
Erik Špila
answered on Jan 21, 2023

Hello, the answer to your question depends various other circumstances such as in which country you are seeking trademark protection, if you are willing to use the lawyer services or not, if you are going to do preliminary trademark search and so on. I advice you to contact IP lawyer and provide... Read more »

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Q: Hi we are looking for to get copyright of "Siren Head" for our gaming studio. But anyone can explain that is it possible

We are running a gaming studio and we created game Siren Head and submit on apple connect.But Apple has rejected and ask for its copyright.

Fritz-Howard Raymond Clapp
Fritz-Howard Raymond Clapp PRO label
answered on Jan 20, 2023

Your question pertains to trademarks, not copyright.

SIRENHEAD has been registered as a trademark for games and toys by a Chinese company (Yangzhou Okus Trading Co., Ltd.), which would explain why Apple declined to list your game or gaming studio.

0 Answers | Asked in Copyright and Trademark on
Q: Am I allowed to take clips from youtube channels and TV shows, edit them and post to tiktok.

I recently started a tiktok theme page, where I take motivational content from podcasts and TV shows etc, turn them into short clips, put in black and white and add subtitle captions over them. An example of this is a motivational speech from Steve Harvey's TV show, that I clipped into a video... Read more »

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Q: Is Siren Head is trademark????
0 Answers | Asked in Copyright and Trademark on
Q: Am I allowed to take clips from youtube channels and TV shows, edit them and post to tiktok

I recently started a tiktok theme page, where I take motivational content from podcasts and TV shows etc, turn them into short clips, put in black and white and add subtitle captions over them. An example of this is a motivational speech from Steve Harvey's TV show, that I clipped into a video... Read more »

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