Party A applied for Fed TM in January. Current processing time is 14-16 months. Party B applies and receives a State TM in January bc a State TM is much easier to obtain. Party A & B both jointly were in the business, however Party A came up with business name, created all artwork, acted as... Read more »
answered on Feb 18, 2023
The assessment of trademarks rights is primarily (but not solely) governed by actual commercial use. The answer to a question like yours is highly fact-specific, and there is not enough detail provided in your description. You should really discuss the specifics of your case with a trademark... Read more »
Is it available to trademark or is it already taken?
answered on Feb 3, 2023
This application and another to register OKLAHOMIE (with map) were opposed by The Board of Regents of the University of Oklahoma twice (in 2019 and 2020) which owns several registration for OKLAHOMA.
A new application to register OKLAHOMIE would most certainly be similarly opposed.
There is a business opening in my town that is using the trademarked name of another business. They do not have the rights to use the name under trademark. Who would I get in touch with about that
answered on Mar 22, 2021
You should contact a "trademark infringement" or "intellectual property" attorney to discuss possible options here. This will be very fact specific and you will need to give them more information for them to advise you about options moving forward.
Also, it is unclear... Read more »
I buy the product from a source that is allowed to make the sticker or decal and I put it on a product to sell. Do I still have to get a Craftman license to be able to sell that with that sticker on it?
answered on Mar 22, 2021
There isn't enough information here to fully answer your question.
It does, however, sound like (depending on a lot more information) you could get in trouble for copyright and/or trademark infringement, fraudulent misrepresentation, or something else.
answered on Feb 3, 2020
Your ability to use the word "gunmetal" depends on its use within your mark and the other mark. Examining attorneys look at the mark itself as well as the class of goods or services in which the mark is being (or will be) used. I would suggest enlisting the services of a trademark... Read more »
They mostly do chemical processes and do NOT own the trademark in household goods, but I'm assuming perhaps they make corks for wine bottles.
I thought I'd be safe trademarking in a class they don't have a trademark in, but since their product is literally cork and I'm... Read more »
answered on Feb 8, 2018
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.... Read more »
Is that okay?
answered on Aug 10, 2017
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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