How to Trademark a Saying

Regular words, sayings, slogans, catchphrases and expressions can be trademarked if the individual, business or organization that applies to register the trademark can show that it has gained a particular significance as it relates to certain goods or services. This means that you’ll need to prove that the saying is distinguishable from other trademarks in your industry and helps Read more about How to Trademark a Saying[…]

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How to Use Trademark Symbols

If you own a business, nonprofit, product or offer a service, it is important for you to understand how to use trademark symbols. There are three primary trademark symbols that we will discuss in this article: (TM), (SM), or ® When can you use the ® symbol? If your application to register a federal trademark for Read more about How to Use Trademark Symbols[…]

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Helpful Tips for your Trademark Application

There are several things that you should know before applying for trademarks. Here are a few things that you should know. Let’s begin with the process of deciding which type of application you should file. Online v. Paper Applications There are two ways to submit your application for a federal trademark. The first way is to use Read more about Helpful Tips for your Trademark Application[…]

Why You Need Strategic Trademark Advice

Defining a Trademark Strategy The first step when determining your trademark strategy is to recognize that every trademark you create (company name, logo, slogan, etc.) potentially has market value and deserves to be legally protected. Once you have committed to legally protecting your trademarks, you can move forward with finding a trademark attorney that you trust Read more about Why You Need Strategic Trademark Advice[…]

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The Best Way to Create a Trademark

Creating or selecting a trademark is no easy task. It’s more than just picking a name that you like. Here are a few helpful tips to help you select a trademark that is most likely to be approved for registration by the federal government. Make sure it satisfies legal requirements First, you should try your Read more about The Best Way to Create a Trademark[…]

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Types of Trademarks

Do you need to register your trademark but are not sure which type of trademark you need to register? If so, this article is for you! Types of Trademarks Are you at the point where you feel that you are ready to register the trademark of your company, nonprofit, product or service? Or maybe you are in Read more about Types of Trademarks[…]

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Everything You Need to Know about Trademark Renewal

Trademark Renewal In order to maintain your trademark once it has been registered with the federal government, you will need to renew it regularly. One of the easiest ways to lose the rights that you have worked so hard to acquire through your trademark is to fail to renew your trademark. What is the Renewal Read more about Everything You Need to Know about Trademark Renewal[…]

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What is a Trademark?

If you have ever wondered what a trademark actually is – this article should help to clear things up. Trademarks are usually among the most essential and valuable assets of a business, brand, product, service, nonprofit or a company. Why? Because trademarks allow the general public to identify goods or services in the marketplace. The more Read more about What is a Trademark?[…]

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5 Ways to Protect Your Trademark

Have you ever been curious as to what you need to do to protect your trademark both before and after you have it registered? Well, hopefully this article will answer that question as we will share “5 Ways to Protect Your Trademark” Overview Your rights are protected through Federal Registration, Maintenance, Renewal, Inspection, and Enforcing Read more about 5 Ways to Protect Your Trademark[…]

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What does a trademark protect?

If you have been hearing people talk about the importance of “trademark protection” for your business or nonprofit, but you don’t seem to understand what that means, don’t worry. Our trademark attorney is here to help you understand with another great article called “What does a trademark protect”. What does a trademark protect? If you Read more about What does a trademark protect?[…]