What Is a Trademark Office Action? When Is It Due?

Trademark Office Action

In my previous post about the U.S. trademark registration process, I mentioned that a potential obstacle to registration can be the trademark office action.  After filing a trademark application, you might receive a trademark office action from the examining attorney assigned to your application.  These can raise a number of issues, which can range from … Read moreWhat Is a Trademark Office Action? When Is It Due?

Is My Domain Name a Trademark? Can I Pick Any Domain?

Domain Name

In today’s business world, it is crucial to have a quality website that generates a good amount of web traffic.  There is a huge industry built around search engine optimization, web design, and the sale of domain names.  Domain names can easily go for hundreds or thousands of dollars, and having a strong one can help a … Read moreIs My Domain Name a Trademark? Can I Pick Any Domain?

Do I Need a Trademark Attorney Near Me?

Trademark Attorney near me

“Do I need to hire a trademark attorney near me?”  Businesses and individuals often ask me whether location matters when finding a trademark attorney.  You may have noticed in my About Me section that I am located in St. Louis, Missouri.  Although I was born in St. Louis, and still live here (and love my hometown), … Read moreDo I Need a Trademark Attorney Near Me?