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Trademark a Slogan?

Businesses often want to trademark a phrase or slogan that is commonly used in their business. ...

Showing Use of Trademark For Clothing

Every trademark application filed with the United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) must show use ...

Bloomberg Uses NDAs – When Should A Business Have an NDA

Presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg was challenged over his use of Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs) with women from ...

Registered Trademark Needed for Benefits of Amazon Brand Registry

Rush to Register Trademarks Is On! More and more independent merchants are opening businesses and using ...

Trademark Registration — Principal Register and Supplemental Register Compared

A office action from the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office states that the trademark is not ...

Scandalous Words Can Be A Registered Trademark

Three In a Row for First Amendment Protection of Trademarks Trademark law prohibits registration of a scandalous or ...

First Amendment Protects Trademarks That Inspire Fear

Mongols Nation Motorcycle Club Keeps Its Trademark The First Amendment may not come to mind when ...

It’s a Fine Line Between Hate and Love – U.S. Supreme Court on Trademarks

FIRST AMENDMENT PROTECTS DISPARAGING TRADEMARKS A few years back a rock band tried to trademark its ...

Trademark Marijuana Products?

Products that are used to smoke marijuana received U.S. federal trademark registration in November 2018. Yet ...

Nikola vs. Tesla – Design Patent Litigation – What Would Nikola Tesla Think?

Design patents can be an effective method of protecting the look of a product or brand. ...