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 |2019-09-10T22:21:37+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 |2019-03-06T21:58:03+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

Notice of Trademark Publication

You've Received a Notice of Publication... Congratulations! Your trademark application is scheduled to publish in the Official Gazette. This means that the Examining Attorney at the Trademark Office has carefully reviewed and approved your application under the Trademark Statute and associated Regulations.  Visit the Trademark Status and Document Retrieval (TSDR) database, and enter the [...]

Tips for Naming your Business

Tips for Naming Your Business - An Overview Naming a business is a complex and time-consuming process.  So far, we have discussed Choosing a Company Name for Trademark Use, Legal Considerations When Naming Your Business, and The Stylistic Approach to Naming Your Business.  Here is a summary of our most important tips for [...]

By |2019-02-04T23:58:34+00:00February 4th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Double Doink Trademark Application

Double Doink Trademark Application 2018 brought us the “Philly Special” and "Philly Dilly". This year, Philadelphia Eagles’ fans celebrated the “Double Doink” - the failed field goal attempt by Chicago Bears kicker Cody Parkey that allowed the Eagles to continue into the playoffs. Soon after, the season ended for the Eagles after losing to [...]