types of trademarks

What Are the Different Types of Trademark Registrations?

Different Trademark Types The word "trademark" is actually a loose term intended to indicate various things being protected by ...
trademark intent to use

How Do I Demonstrate Bona Fide Intent in my Intent-to-Use Trademark Registration Application?

Detroit Trademark Attorneys: Intent to Use Trademark Applications A Federal trademark application may be filed as either an "in use" application ...
last name as a trademark

Can I Register a Last Name as a Trademark?

Last Name as a Trademark: A Surname Must Mean More Than Just YOU A surname or last-name of a ...
mobile app trademark registration

Should I Register the Name of My Mobile App as a Federal Trademark?

 Why Trademark a Mobile App Name?  This is a question one can ask about any product or service: ...
trademark renewal

What Are the Federal Trademark Registration Renewal Requirements?

Trademark Renewal: Use It Or Lose It Once your trademark registration application is accepted by the United States Patent ...
US Citizen trademark registration

Must I Be a U.S. Citizen to Obtain a Federal Trademark Registration?

US Citizenship Is Not Required to File a Trademark Application US citizenship is not required for Federal trademark ...
USPTO Rule

US-Licensed Attorneys Required for Foreign Trademark Registration

USPTO Rule Requires US-Licensed Attorney for Foreign Trademark Applicants The US Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued ...
benefits of trademark registration

The Benefits of Trademark Registration

The Top 8 Benefits of Trademark Registration The benefits of trademark registration are many. Registering your name or ...
scandalous trademark

Scandalous Trademark Registration Ban Struck Down

Detroit Michigan Trademark Attorney: The Lanham Act is FUCT!  The US Supreme Court on Monday ruled in Iancu ...
cannabis trademark

Can I Register My Cannabis Product Brand as a Federal Trademark?

Detroit Michigan Trademark Attorney: Trademark Protection Available Only for Goods or Services Legal Under Federal Law Trademark protection ...
intent to use

Should I File an Intent-to-Use Trademark Application?

Detroit Michigan Trademark Attorney: In-Use vs. Intent-to-Use Trademark Applications: What's the Difference? The basic difference between these two ...
use in commerce

Trademark Registration: What Is First Use in Commerce?

Detroit Michigan Trademark Attorney: Use in Commerce Definition The US Trademark Act only permits an application for registration ...
trademark specimen

What Is a Trademark Specimen?

A Trademark Specimen Proves Use in Commerce A trademark application specimen is not as scientific as it sounds.  Essentially, a ...
strong trademark

How Do I Choose a Strong Trademark?

Strong Trademarks are Distinctive  What is or isn't a "strong" trademark is depending upon the extent to which ...
trademark renewal

Trademark Renewal: If I Register a Trademark, Do I Own it Forever?

Trademark Renewal Required to Maintain Your Trademark Registration Once you successfully register a trademark with the US Patent and ...
trademark a logo

Can I Register as a Trademark a Logo Using a Word in Someone Else’s Mark?

Trademark a Logo or Design Mark: Appearances Aren't Everything!  Trademark Protection is intended to protect consumers by offering a ...
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