Category: Trademark Law

How Do I Get A Federal Trademark Registration

A federal trademark registration does not create trademark rights, but it does expand them.  In fact, this expansion of existing rights is quite valuable.  So how do you register your trademark? The first thing is to determine whether your trademark even qualifies for registration.  A trademark must distinguish the goods or services of the applicant …

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What Do I Do If Someone Infringes My Trademark

A trademark is infringed by any person who, without permission, uses any reproduction, counterfeit, copy, or colorable imitation of a trademark; or uses a trademark likely to cause confusion, or to cause mistake, or to deceive as to the source of the goods and/or services, or to falsely create an association with the owner of …

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How Do I Protect My Trademark

You have a valuable trademark that you use in your business.  How do you protect it?  (“Protecting a trademark” means being able to stop other from using that trademark or a confusingly similar trademark.) There are several things that you can do to protect your trademark.  You should always use your trademark in a consistent …

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Are online legal websites really a cheaper alternative?

  By: Rudman Winchell Attorney Anthony Pellegrini There are many online legal websites these days, offering services for seemingly a much lower cost than what an attorney in a traditional setting would charge.  Though clients may prefer the ability to meet with and speak to a live person, the lure of the discount may be …

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