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Can I Trademark my Name

By |2017-05-12T15:25:13-04:00June 11th, 2015|Categories: Trademark|Tags: , |

Can I Trademark my Name? Can I trademark my name? Yes you can trademark your Name under certain circumstances. If you are using a particular word, graphic, phrase or slogan on a Name, you can trademark it to prevent any other manufacturers from using it without your permission.  For example, the mark “Tim Tebow” is a [...]

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Can I Trademark a Bumper Sticker

By |2015-06-20T02:44:43-04:00June 11th, 2015|Categories: Trademark|Tags: |

Can I Trademark a Bumper Sticker? Yes you can trademark a Bumper Sticker. If you are using a particular word, graphic, phrase or slogan on a Bumper Sticker, you can trademark it to prevent any other Bumper Sticker manufacturers from using it without your permission.  For example, see the mark “Salt Life” to see a registered [...]

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Can I Trademark a Clothing Line

By |2015-06-20T02:44:59-04:00June 11th, 2015|Categories: Trademark|Tags: |

Can I Trademark a Clothing Line? Yes you can trademark a clothing line. If you are using a particular word, graphic, phrase or slogan on a Clothing Line, you can trademark it to prevent any other Clothing Line manufacturers from using it without your permission.  For example, while I was in Memphis I was staying at [...]

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Trademark Procedure

By |2015-06-20T02:46:03-04:00June 11th, 2015|Categories: Trademark|Tags: , |

What happens after trademark application is submitted? The trademark registration process begins with conducting a trademark search and proceeds  to the preparation and submission of trademark applications. Once a trademark application is submitted for review by the US Trademark Office, the attorney must oversee the prosecution of an application (proceedings at the US Trademark Office) and [...]

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U.S. Trademark Registration

By |2015-06-20T02:46:18-04:00June 11th, 2015|Categories: Trademark|Tags: , |

U.S. Trademark Registration The trademark registration process, step one conduct a trademark search to determine whether another prior registered mark may prevent registration of the new mark, an attorney can generate a trademark search report and drafting trademark availability reports, prior to the preparation and submission of trademark applications. Once a trademark application is submitted for [...]

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What is a Trademark Specimen?

By |2015-11-04T13:30:38-04:00June 11th, 2015|Categories: Trademark|Tags: , |

Trademark Specimen showing use. Trademark Specimen showing use of the Mark to identify your goods/services must be submitted with a trademark application. The specimen must show the Mark as filed and identify the goods/services specified in the application, such as packaging, labels, menu, webpage. Likely a picture of your product with a tag or label or [...]

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Trademark Classes Post

By |2015-06-20T02:46:36-04:00June 11th, 2015|Categories: Trademark|Tags: |

Trademarks are classified based on the type of product or service the mark is associated with and identifying.  Determine the class of your trademark by reviewing the trademark classes Trademark Classes.

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Can I trademark a slogan?

By |2015-06-20T02:46:45-04:00June 11th, 2015|Categories: Trademark|Tags: , |

Can I trademark a slogan, especially on a tee shirt? No – in general. The US Trademark Office says: Products: Slogans or phrases used on items such as t-shirts and sweatshirts, jewelry, and ceramic plates have been refused registration as ornamentation that purchasers will perceive as conveying a message rather than indicating the source of the [...]

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Why perform a trademark search

By |2015-06-20T02:46:56-04:00June 11th, 2015|Categories: Trademark|Tags: , |

Why perform a trademark search/pre-screening? By performing a trademark search your aim is to discover if any trademarks are in existence, which may be relevant to your choice of a mark or affect the outcome of your own trademark application. Based on the trademark search results you will be able to determine whether or not your [...]

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Definition of a Trademark

By |2015-06-11T15:43:53-04:00June 11th, 2015|Categories: Trademark|Tags: , , |

What is a trademark  -A trademark is a form of protection for a product mark™ in the form of a word, name, phrase, tag-line (Standard Characters) symbol, graphic, color (Stylized and/or Design) or a combination word/graphic that identifies a product being introduced in the market place. Service Mark -A service mark is a mark SM similar [...]

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