cybersquatting

How Trademark Registration Protects You from Cybersquatting

Cybersquatting is the practice of registering an internet domain name with bad faith intent. That is, it is ...
trademark registration publication period

What Is the Trademark Registration Publication Period?

The publication period, or phase, is a required stage of the Federal trademark registration process in the United ...
She-Hulk Got Wrong

What She-Hulk Got Wrong about US Trademark Law

There were a few things that the Marvel Disney+ television show She-Hulk got wrong about US trademark law. ...
How Do I Register my Organic Food Brand as a Trademark?

How Do I Register My Organic Food Brand as a Trademark?

An organic food brand can certainly be registered as a trademark with the US Patent and Trademark Office ...
beer trademark class

What Is the Trademark Class for Beer?

The trademark class for beer and other light beverages is distinct within the International Trademark Class system. What ...
register a shape as a trademark

Can You Register a Shape as a Trademark?

You can register a shape as a trademark. Or you can try, at least. Generally speaking, the odds ...
donald trump's truthsocial trademark registration application

Donald Trump’s TRUTHSOCIAL Trademark Registration Refused

As is being widely reported, disgraced ex-US President Donald Trump’s TRUTHSOCIAL trademark registration application has been initially refused ...
trademark registration in bankruptcy

What Happens to Trademark Registration in Bankruptcy?

Owning a trademark registration in bankruptcy is no different than any other property ownership interest. That is, your ...
what your trademark says

What Does Your Trademark Say About You?

Your trademark says a lot about your company. Yes, we mean this in the sense that good branding ...
trademark a character

Can I Trademark a Character in a Video Game or Comic Book?

You can trademark a character from your video game or comic book if it is used to identify ...
trademark renewal excusable nonuse

What Is Trademark Excusable Nonuse?

Excusable nonuse is an argument that is available when your trademark registration is canceled. Specifically, excusable nonuse is ...
foreign trademark registration

What Is the Process for Foreign Trademark Registration in the US?

A foreign trademark registration can be registered in the United States through three different processes. This Article will ...
creative expression

Is It Creative Expression or Trademark Infringement?

That use of a mark is merely creative expression is one of the primary defenses to an allegation ...
avoidable trademark registration problems

Most Avoidable Trademark Registration Problems

Many trademark registration problems are avoidable. Regardless, many Federal trademark registration applications that are denied by the US ...
unfair competition

What Is Unfair Competition in Trademark Law?

Unfair competition is a legal claim. It is not exclusive to legal disputes revolving around trademark law. However, ...
trademark if you haven't formed a company

Can I Register A Trademark if I Haven’t Formed A Company?

It is a common mistake to confuse the need for business entity formation with trademark registration. When launching ...
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