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Q: Interested in purchasing trademark - THERMA-JAC - Trademark Details
Marcos Garciaacosta
Marcos Garciaacosta answered on Aug 2, 2021

You need to consult an attorney to understand your options.

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Q: Trademark and copyright law. How could I utilize parody law and fair use to legally use images/name?

I would like to use a recognizable character name and image in a satirical blog/online content context. What are the parameters of parody law and fair use policy that would allow me to do so legally? If this question is off base, how could I alter or tweak the image to comply with fair use... Read more »

Nicole Schaefer
Nicole Schaefer answered on Mar 7, 2021


You are asking good questions but I think your best bet is to speak with an attorney so they can give you more specific advice. Copyright law is complex.

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Q: Sold our business. In the agreement we also sold the trademark. What does the new owner need to do to change ownership?
Jason Brooks
Jason Brooks answered on Sep 9, 2020

You'll need to execute a Trademark Assignment Agreement which effectively assigns the trademark and any goodwill associated with the mark to the new owner. Then that Owner can file an amendment with the USPTO. If you need assistance with any of this feel free to email me at... Read more »

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Q: I have my trademarked MargaretesFine Chocolates inc in name 10 years ago an has been renewed a few weeks ago,

5 years ago my former partner Margarete start a store simply by Margaret this is infringing on my tmark??

Ahaji Kirk Amos
Ahaji Kirk Amos answered on Apr 14, 2019

I'm not sure what your question is.

The standard for infringement is the likelihood of confusion.

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Q: If a trademark says "ya filthy animal", can I use "you filthy animal"?
Michael Gerity
Michael Gerity answered on Dec 1, 2017

The question when comparing an existing trademark to a potentially infringing one is always this: is there a reasonable likelihood of confusion? So, if a consumer sees one mark, is it reasonably likely that they might believe it to come from the owner of the other mark? As part of this analysis,... Read more »

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Q: How do I pick up where I left off on my trademark logo. I thought it was finished
Michael Gerity
Michael Gerity answered on Sep 13, 2017

Hello. Unfortunately, it's impossible to answer your question without knowing exactly where it is you left off. Assuming you are filing for federal registration, after you file, nothing much happens for quite a while (several months). Then an examiner is assigned, and very often they will... Read more »

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Q: I am getting questioned about this trademark. They are asking for money to get an extension! Do I need to do this?

I am scared to lose my trademark. Just don't want to be scammed at the same time!' Thank you for your time!!

Paul Stanko
Paul Stanko answered on Oct 16, 2016

There is no question.

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