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Our Trademark Blog Featured in Feedspot’s Top 30!

Noble Path Trademark Law is honored to have been featured in Feedspot's latest Top 30 Trademark Law Blog ...
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Trademark Scams: What to Watch For

When you file a US trademark registration application in Michigan or elsewhere, it is highly likely that you ...
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What Is a Trademark Failure to Function Refusal?

A “failure to function” refusal of a Federal trademark registration application is an allegation by the US Patent ...
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John Hilla Quoted Regarding Meghan Markle’s Trademark Registration

Our trademark attorney, John Hilla, provided insight to the UK periodical Woman&Home regarding the US trademark registration filing ...
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What Is a Likelihood of Confusion Trademark Refusal?

A likelihood of confusion refusal of your Federal trademark application is an allegation that your mark is not ...
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What Is A Famous Trademark?

A “famous” trademark is one that has reached such a level of public awareness that it enjoys certain ...
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When May My Product Bear the Trademark Registration Symbol?

We are all familiar with the R-in-a-circle trademark registration symbol. You know, this one here: ®. We’ve also ...
NCAA athlete trademark

Should NCAA Athletes Register Their Names as Trademarks?

Trademark Registration for NCAA Athletes With the recent NCAA rules change allowing college athletes to protect and profit ...
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When Is Beer Wine, or Vodka, in Trademark Registration?

So your craft brewery sells only beer. But your name is similar to a trademark registered by a ...
metaverse trademark

Do I Need to Register a Trademark for Metaverse Virtual Goods?

Trademark registration for metaverse virtual goods is a hot topic i n the headlines these days. Increasingly, it ...
Trademark Class 35

What Products or Services Does Trademark Class 35 Include?

Trademark Class 35 is one of the most widely used of the “International Classes,” or ICs, in new ...
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Can I Sue for Trademark or Copyright Infringement Without Registering?

Can you sue for trademark or copyright infringement if you haven’t registered your own trademark or copyright? Short ...
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Can I Register My Instagram Handle As a Trademark?

An Instagram handle or other social media handle or user name can be registered as a trademark so ...
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What’s the Difference Between Copyright and Trademark Protection?

The difference between copyright and trademark protection is very likely the most common question that trademark lawyers receive ...
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What Is The New USPTO Trademark Expungement Process?

With the implementation of the Trademark Modernization Act of 2020, the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has ...
trademark fair use

What Is the Trademark Fair Use Defense?

Trademark fair use is a defense to claims of infringement, trademark dilution, cyberpiracy, or false advertising by a ...
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