This is a patent question. From the trademark standpoint, the mechanics of a game, or software coding, etc., is not a subject-matter of trademark law or with which trademark registration with the US Patent and Trademark Office is concerned. Trademark protection is extended to the word mark (name,...Read more »
Our company just received a trademark violation for “we droppin”. We are using “where we droppin boys” on pajamas. That phrase is not trademarked. They are claiming we are infringing on their trademark. Are we?
You need to consult a lawyer. It's not possible to provide you with an answer without more information. Send the cease and desist letter to the lawyer so they can evaluate the issues. If it's a federal trademark, I would be happy to discuss this further with you. 202-713-5292.
I have a big show (100,000+ attendees) coming up for contestants to win a certificate if they happen to win on a larger version of the Connect4 game. I am making up a sign to use for this game, but do not want to infringe on any trademarks.
The slogan we are wanting to use is "Connect4... Read more »
The term, "ABANDONED - NO STATEMENT OF USE FILED" is used by the U. S. Trademark Officer. It means when the applicant has not replied to the Trademark office and the applicant has failed to file "statement of use" then, USPTO abandons the mark. The mark is not valid anymore and it is free for...Read more »
I want to remain anonymous so I'll just use a made up example. Let's say there was a company called "Home Improvement Shop" and that company had a trademark on that name. Could I start a company called "Do-It-Yourself Depot", and then under that say "Home Improvement Shop". So I'm not using a... Read more »
An attorney would need to review the exact language. Based on the limited information, this probably is trademark infringement because it would likely result in confusion of the source, sponsorship, or affiliation with the other company's trademark. A federal trademark provides nationwide...Read more »
I Dont Have Any TradeMark register, I'm interest to do it, and basically get my logo protect and my others logos for my respective names of projects (talking About Record Label, Graphics,And Music Productions)
Clothing namely, shorts,caps, hat, jerseys,blouses, shirts, T-shirts,
Hello. The trademark application in the link actually never got registered. They filed the application as an "intent to use" application, meaning that they were not using the mark in commerce at that time, but intended to do so at some time in the future. Their application was allowed back in...Read more »
You can search for federal trademarks at the USPTO via the TESS system. There are two possible registrations that may prevent you from securing a trademark: "Unlabeled Society" and "Unlabeled State of Mind." Both are registered in international class 25 (clothing). So, if you pursued a trademark...Read more »
Looking to start a business. Initial research indicated that the name selected was unused. Bought domain. Further research uncovered a company in Thailand using the same name in virtually the same field. Overlap in business/target market unlike as they're in Thailand and I'm in US but not... Read more »
It depends. If the company abandoned the trademark, the trademark becomes unenforceable. A trademark is presumptively abandoned if the trademark is not used for three consecutive years. However, the company owning the trademark can rebut the presumption by providing evidence that the trademark is...Read more »
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