SN:88563312 SN:88559161 make no claim to color, so adding color would not matter in regards to using Tillie. SN:85965641 claims color, but has other design elements. Whether or not you can use a mark warrants an involved discussion. Call the office for a consultation.
Usually, in the sale of a business, the sale agreement includes the goodwill of the business and its name. Your rights in the name will depend on what the agreement says as to ownership of the name. If, in fact, you did not sell the name, then your rights are dependent on how you are currently...Read more »
I realized there is a business with a similar name as me. (They had it first). If I amend my business name to add “services” at the end will this suffice? Or is there still room for a cease and desist letter to be sent to me?
A company was infringing on my registered trademark and I reported it to the marketplace they were using. All of their items were removed (including items not related to my TM). They have emailed and called requesting that I rescind my complaint so that they can begin selling the non-infringing... Read more »
Under Trademark registration numbers - 0627275 and 063059 does Kittritch brand have ownership of the word Contact? or just the word (their brand) Con-tact? Kittrich sells contact paper under the brand name Con-tact. I purchase and sell contact paper under a different name. Now Kittrich is using... Read more »
I could not get access to the USPTO files with the registration numbers you provided. be that as it may, your mark namely, contact is confusingly similar to con-tact. If you are in the same market space then there definitely is an issue. You should contact a trademark attorney to review the matter...Read more »
Depends on what type of product or services you want to offer under the name. If you want to use it under one of the specified goods and services that is already registered with USPTO then you cannot register that trademark. The answer to your question depends on the facts surrounding your case, it...Read more »
Possibly, it depends on what type of business you are in and what type of business the trademark owner is in. It also matters when you both began using the phrase as a trademark. I recommend speaking with a trademark attorney in a confidential consultation to determine whether you are committing...Read more »
A trademark registration can potentially cover both a product and a method for using a product, assuming you use the mark in connection with both in interstate commerce. You should speak with a trademark attorney to determine whether the potential trademark can cover both applications and what the...Read more »
Anyone can sue you, the question is can they win. In this case many pieces of information would need to be determined to tell if you would win or lose, including but not limited to when you started to use the name, when they started, date of trademark, was the name used continuously etc, etc. Get...Read more »
It sounds as though you are referring to a trademark application filed by somebody else, which then became abandoned when the applicant failed to respond to an office action. (Obviously I have to make a lot of assumptions here.)
The first problem with "buying" a trademark that...Read more »
If you've conducted a proper search and have verified that there's a difference then yes. Otherwise, you may be overlooking a potential trademark infringement. You can contact me for a free phone consultation.
Google "cancer ribbon trademark suit Komen." Copyright law isn't really your concern here, trademark infringement is. The Komen Foundation has previously sued other nonprofits for trademark infringement regarding their pink cancer ribbon.
You may start using your trademark for the new services, provided that no one else is using the mark in your geographic area for similar services. You may then file a new application to add a new class of goods and services. You would also pay an additional application fee.
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