What is an Incontestable Trademark Registration?

What is an Incontestable Trademark Registration?  A registered trademark is eligible to receive incontestable status after the first 5 years of its registration under Section 15 of the Lanham Act (15 U.S.C. Sect. 1065). • Incontestable trademark status denies others from challenging your trademark. A Combined Section 8 and 15 Declaration is required for applying for incontestable [...]

By |2019-11-18T21:46:56+00:00November 12th, 2019|Trademark Guide, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Popular Halloween Candy Trademarks

Popular Halloween Candy Trademarks Celebrate Halloween with Esquiretrademarks.com by honoring popular Halloween Brands! These are some of the most popular Halloween candy trademarks associated with Halloween candies. Some of your favorite candies surrounding the holiday have registered trademarks with the USPTO. Brach’s® Candy Corn BRACH’S - [...]

Trademark Office Scams – Beware!

Beware of Trademark Office Scams As a trademark applicant and/or registrant, you should expect to receive multiple trademark office scams. Trademark office scams are often disguised as official notices from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) requesting payment of fees and/or threatening trademark cancellation.   Expect to Receive [...]

By |2019-11-18T21:58:20+00:00October 7th, 2019|Trademark Guide, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Maintain Your Trademark Registration – An Overview of Important Filings

Maintain Your Trademark Registration - A Timeline of Important Filings Congratulations! Your trademark is officially registered with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. At this point in time, you have received the Certificate of Registration from the USPTO, but what happens next? In this article we are discussing the steps you should be [...]

By |2019-09-27T21:43:17+00:00September 27th, 2019|Trademark Guide, Uncategorized|0 Comments

PHILLY’S OLDEST BAR Trademark Registration

PHILLY'S OLDEST BAR Trademark Registration The City of Philadelphia is home to many historically significant landmarks such as the Liberty Bell, the Declaration of Independence, and Love Park. Among the nationally recognized pieces of history is McGillin’s Olde Ale House, now officially registered with the USPTO as PHILLY'S OLDEST BAR. Philadelphia Trademark Attorney and Founder [...]

Trademark Renewal – Combined Section 8 & 9

Trademark Renewal - Combined Section 8 & 9 Filings As a trademark owner, it is important to consider the maintenance and renewal of trademark registrations. At this point in time, your trademark has been registered for a few years now. Between the fifth and sixth years after registration, you promptly filed the Combined Section [...]

By |2019-10-08T20:46:09+00:00September 10th, 2019|Trademark Guide, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Foreign Trademark Applicants and Registrants Required to Appoint U.S. Licensed Trademark Attorney

A U.S. Licensed Attorney Is Now Required for Foreign Trademark Applicants and Registration Owners. Effective August 3, 2019, online TEAS forms will comply with a new rule requiring applicants to obtain representation by a U.S. Licensed Trademark Attorney. This new rule is a direct result of the increasing number of inaccurate and possibly fraudulent trademark submissions.  The rule will increase [...]

Trademark Renewal – What is a Combined Section 8 & 15 Declaration?

Trademark Renewal - What is a Combined Section 8 and 15 Declaration? When should you start thinking about Trademark Renewal for your registered mark? No filings are due for at least 5 years after your mark has been granted registration. Under normal circumstances, your trademark will not be cancelled or expire during that period. [...]

By |2019-10-08T20:49:42+00:00March 6th, 2019|Trademark Guide, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Public Citizen v Trump Complaint National Emergency Declaration

Lawsuit: Public Citizen v Trump Complaint National Emergency Declaration (Copy of the Complaint) On February 15, 2019, Public Citizen Litigation Group filed a Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.   The action seeks declaratory and injunctive relief with respect to President Donald [...]

By |2019-02-16T22:36:11+00:00February 16th, 2019|Trademark, Trademark News, Uncategorized|0 Comments