Oklahoma Trademark Questions & Answers

Q: A cork maker owns their trademark in wine, but not for household goods, which I want for a corkscrew. Can I trademark?

1 Answer | Asked in Intellectual Property and Trademark for Oklahoma on
Answered on Feb 8, 2018
Benton R Patterson III's answer
There is really not a clear answer here. It is possible the other trademark owner may oppose your trademark registration or sue you for trademark infringement. The fact that the two marks are in different classes does not necessarily mean consumers are unlikely to be confused by the two marks. The fact that the customers of each business are different is relevant, but not conclusive. I recommend speaking with a trademark attorney to evaluate all the facts to determine your chances of...

Q: I am having a logo created for a startup company and I find a image on google that I want it to look exactly like...

1 Answer | Asked in Copyright and Trademark for Oklahoma on
Answered on Aug 10, 2017
Will Blackton's answer
It is not legally permissible to have someone recreate an image exactly or copy an image directly to use for your logo. Contact the artist who created the image that you want to use and see if you can purchase the rights to use that image for your logo.

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