BLACK FRIDAY Trademark Registration

BLACK FRIDAY has been registered as a trademark with the USPTO for use in Advertising & Marketing services. BLACK FRIDAY - Trademark Registration Details Black Friday has been registered as a trademark to be used in Advertising and Marketing services such as social media, search engine marketing, inquiry marketing, internet [...]

Trademark Symbol – ™ vs. ®

Trademark Symbol - ™ vs ® Trademark (™) The Trademark symbol (™), often used on logos, names, phrases, or words, is used proactively by companies to indicate the mark is their exclusive property.  The ™ symbol has no legal meaning, but can be used on unregistered marks as a “no trespassing” sign. [...]

Responding to a Final Office Action

What Is a Final Office Action? A Final Office Action is an official letter issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”).  A Final Office Action issues when the applicant has filed response to a first office action, but did not resolve the original grounds for rejection.  In this Final Office Action [...]

Four Key Legal Considerations When Naming Your Business

Naming Your Business - Protect Your Brand Choosing the right name for your business can determine your success.  A powerful name can create outstanding marketing and branding opportunities.  However, choosing a name that is already taken – or choosing a name you can’t protect – can result in negative publicity and legal issues for [...]

10 Strategies to Consider When Choosing a Company Name for Trademark Use

Choosing a Company Name Is Hard Work Trademark law is a maze of rules that dictate whether you can own exclusive rights to a company name or brand.  Choosing a company name for trademark use involves balancing a stylistic process with a system of trademark rules.  When you work through the stylistic process of [...]

Benefits of Trademark Registration

Benefits of Trademark Registration - Should You Register Your Mark? It’s a fundamental question in trademark law: What are the benefits of a registered trademark?  I must discuss this at least three times week with trademark clients.  In addition to providing a general sense of security, there are numerous benefits of trademark registration that [...]

Harp & Crown Trademark Application Filed by Owner Michael Schulson

Harp & Crown Trademark Application Filed by Owner Michael Schulson Michael Schulson, Founder and CEO of Schulson Collective, filed a Harp & Crown trademark application to be used with bar and restaurant services. The trademark was registered on March 6, 2018. About Michael Schulson It is nearly impossible to stroll [...]

PHILLY LOVES A WINNER Trademark Application Filed by SugarHouse Casino

PHILLY LOVES A WINNER Trademark Application Filed by SugarHouse HSP Gaming, L.P., to register the phrase for use in Casino Services. About SugarHouse Casino SugarHouse Casino, Philadelphia’s very first Casino, is a state of the art complex located along the Delaware River in Philadelphia, PA. The Casino opened in 2010, [...]

What is a Trademark Disclaimer?

What Is a Trademark Disclaimer? If you are reading this, you likely have an office action that is requiring a trademark disclaimer.  The Examining Attorney at the Trademark Office will not allow your trademark application until you enter a disclaimer of a portion of the trademark or service mark.  A trademark disclaimer is a [...]

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