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What Is a Trademark Specimen?


Trademark law in the United States is unique in several ways.  For example, you generally have to use your trademark in commerce before you can obtain a federal trademark registration.  To show use, you will have to provide evidence called a trademark “specimen” to the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office as part of the application process.  … Read more

Why Should I Register My Trademark?

Register Trademark

One of the biggest trademark misconceptions is that you must register a trademark (with the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office) in order to get any trademark rights.  That is not the case.  Trademark rights are actually obtained by using the trademark in commerce.  These are called “common law” trademark rights.  However, trademark registration greatly expands … Read more

How Much Time to Register a Trademark?

How Long Does It Take to Get a Trademark Registration?

The trademark registration process is not as quick as it used to be.  Over the last few years it has started taking almost a year for an initial review of new applications.  Clients rightfully want to know what they should expect in terms of the time to register a trademark.  Time and money are big … Read more

What Is Trademark Class 42?

At the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, all products and services are divided into 45 “classes.”  For example, most clothing falls into Class 25.  One of the biggest classes covering a wide range of services is trademark Class 42.  Trademark classes are administrative, and do not affect your trademark rights.  However, you will need to … Read more

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