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What is a Date of First Use in Filing a Trademark Application?

The date of first use is one of the most important pieces of information you provide in your trademark application to the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Establishing that your mark is in use is a vital part of the trademark registration p… Read More
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Trademark Goods and Services Classes

Coming up with an idea that makes your brand stand out is just the beginning of your entrepreneurial success. Importantly, you also need to protect the mark that makes your company unique with a registered trademark. But filing a trademark applicatio… Read More
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Class 003 Trademarks

Registering your cosmetics, skin care, hair care, beauty supplies or cleaning substance trademark with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is the most important measure you can take to shield your brand from misuse by competitors. B… Read More
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What are Zombie Trademarks, and How Do You Deal With Them?

For centuries, October has conjured images of ghosts, goblins, and children in costumes singing, “Trick or Treat!” Lately, there’s been an onslaught of television shows and movies depicting creepy societies determined to raise the dead, and zom… Read More
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When Do You Need a Trademark for Your Business/Startup?

You have a great idea for a startup business or new product. You’ve spent time and money brainstorming, gathering the right team, and creating something truly unique and valuable to consumers. Then it occurs to you… “Do I need a business tradem… Read More
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What it Means When Your Trademark is Registered

If you want to create a product or service with a unique brand, name, or logo, you should consider protecting your intellectual property with a trademark. But what does trademark mean, and are you required to register a trademark? In this article, we… Read More
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What to Do if Your Trademark Application Requires Office Actions

Once your business has developed a unique branded product or service, you can protect your company’s rights to exclusive use of that brand with a trademark application. Simply placing a logo or tagline on your product and entering the stream of com… Read More
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5 Tips for a Quick Trademark Registration Process

Two of your greatest business assets are your company reputation and brand. Potential customers or clients will choose your goods and services when they recognize your unique name and mark. The trademark registration process is important to protect t… Read More
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Tesla Files for Trademark for Restaurant Launch

Elon Musk, Tesla Inc.’s CEO, is one of the most creative business thinkers of our time. The inspiration for his Tesla car and company was Nikola Tesla, an electrical engineer in the early 1900s who was considered a true genius. Unfortunately, he di… Read More
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Protecting Your Marijuana Brands with Trademarks

Regardless of the type of business you own, protecting your brand should be your first priority. However, you may be wondering whether a trademark can safeguard the logo, slogan, or design on a product when it is legal within your state, but not at t… Read More
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