One of the most important steps in preparing your federal trademark application is drafting a description of services and products. This tells the Trademark Office what you are (or will be) providing to the public under your trademark. The description (also known as an identification or “ID”) is very important, and mistakes here can cost … Read more Using the Trademark ID Manual for Descriptions of Services/Products
Although trademarks are the top priority on this corner of the web, for most people that simply isn’t the case. If you have filed a trademark application, you need to pay attention to the various requirements and deadlines that you will face. It is very easy to miss these things if you are not experienced … Read more Is There a Way to Save My Abandoned Application?
Have you received a Notice of Allowance letter from the Trademark Office? If so, that means that you filed your application on an intent to use basis. You are now in the home stretch of the trademark application process! The issuance of the Notice of Allowance means that your application has been approved. It also … Read more What Is a Notice of Allowance? What’s Next for My Application?
The U.S. Patent & Trademark Office announced new rules regarding foreign trademark applicants and registrants today. The rules will also impact foreign parties to trademark disputes in front of the Trademark Trial & Appeal Board. The new rules require that foreign applicants and registrants hire a U.S. attorney to represent them. They will go into … Read more Foreign Applicants Need U.S. Attorneys for Trademark Filings