Theoretically speaking, you need to be sure it is not only similar in words, but also in appearance and sounds, to any marks used or applied for by other parties. You are right, unless a thorough search is complete, nobody can say for sure.
Generally speaking, it is permitted to use a foreign word as part of your trademark. However, whether a trademark can legally be used depends on several factors including whether the trademark is not confusingly similar to another trademark that is in use for the same or related goods or services....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.
I was sent an email by Marketing Solutions LLC in New Mexico that my business KN Marketing Solutions is in violation of Trademark law of "Marketing Solutions" name, which is registered trademark in the state of New Mexico to Marketing Solutions LLC. However, my business is registered in... Read more »
Hello! I'm interested in utilizing the word "funfetti" in a business name unrelated to a cake or the product funfetti. It appears as though the name is Trademarked and I was wondering if it's something I can utilize in an unrelated capacity.
Trademark and holding information I’d like to really revive this brand. I heard they went bankrupt or the revenue didn’t compensate for the money spent. But no wonder everything I ever seen is top quality.
A trademark application is typically deemed abandoned for failure to submit a required response to the USPTO. However it is still important to determine whether the mark is still in use by the applicant or by any other business. A trademark attorney can assist you with this process.
The owner of trademark sent me this: According to the USPTO, Girl Dad and #girldad infringe on our mark because they would be confused with Girldad. Consider this example, a gentleman applied for a mark using "girl dad" in February (serial number 88805589) and on May 12, 2020 received a... Read more »
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