Once the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) determines a trademark application meets the minimum filing requirements, it will assign an application serial number and forward it to an examining attorney. The trademark examination period can last several months and can potentially conclude with an approved trademark or a denial. Therefore, it is critical to have a strong understanding of the USPTO trademark examination. Intellectual property lawyers from War IP Law, PLLC help guide applicants through this process. You [...]
Recognition is very important in business. To do good business, the company or product must be in the minds of consumers to make a sale and subsequently, profit. New businesses, especially creative and well-packaged ones, are at risk of having their ideas, symbols, and other recognizable features used by competitors and bigger businesses. A well-thought-out business name, for instance, distinguishes the new players from the old-timers. In this blog, we will discuss the protection of intellectual property, particularly the correct [...]
According to the Trademark Manual of Examining Procedure, receiving a notice of allowance from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) indicates that the trademark survived the opposition period after it was published in the Official Gazette and is allowed. This is an important step in the trademark application process. However, the trademark is not yet registered, and there are still steps following a notice of allowance that you must follow to secure your trademark and use it commercially. [...]
Importance of copyrighting a logo Content copyright is vital for every creative individual and business. Elements such as your logo play a critical role in establishing your brand. Because of this, it is natural to feel concerned about someone copying your original works. Making your logo copyrightable by adding a copyright symbol is critical to protect your original work from being copied. We're here to assist you to place copyright protection for your original work. Why is copyrighting a logo [...]
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