If you have filed a trademark application with the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, there is a good chance that you will be targeted as part of some scam. It is, unfortunately, pretty common for applicants to receive fake bills in the mail after filing. One such company sending out these scam invoices is WTP. … Read more WTP Trademark Scam Targets Trademark Applicants
There are many reasons why your trademark application might be rejected. One of the most common rejections occurs when your mark is merely descriptive of your products/services. As previously discussed, trademarks have varying levels of distinctiveness. The more unique/distinctive the trademark, the more protection that trademark receives. However, the opposite is also true: less distinctive … Read more What Is a “Merely Descriptive” Refusal? Can I Overcome It?