After signing a Notice of Allowance, a trademark is one step closer to approval. With the Notice of Allowance, the application has undergone an extensive examination and is almost ready for trademark status. However, this notification does not guarantee full registration for the mark. Understanding your part of the process is vital to trademark acceptance. To get answers to your legal trademark and intellectual property questions, schedule a consultation with War IP Law, PLLC, by calling (202) 800-3754. https://youtu.be/9vazBjgTXv0 [...]
Similar trademark names can often lead to confusion and disputes over domain names. There are also times when a party buys a web address in bad faith. Whether the purchase was in bad faith or not, domain name disputes must be settled using one of three processes under the Uniform Domain-Name Dispute-Resolution Policy, according to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). Direct communication between the trademark owner and the current domain name holder to reach an agreement [...]
Your company’s brand name is essential for its success. Trademarking plays an indispensable role in protecting the business. Trademark laws safeguard everything from the name, symbol, and slogan to the packaging. Unfortunately, it is common for agencies to make errors when trademarking an organization. When a company’s leaders do not follow trademark best practices, they risk wasting time, money, and energy on protecting their brand name in the future. Understanding some of the most common mistakes to [...]
Protecting intellectual property is critical for any business. Registering the name of a business as a trademark grants the business exclusive rights to use that name for the types of goods and services named in the trademark application. But what happens when a business’s IP rights are violated by another business that has stolen its name or other intellectual property? Fortunately, there are legal remedies that businesses can take when their IP rights have been violated. Intellectual [...]
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