When the Trademark Office reviews your application, they are checking it in several ways. They will check and see if you have submitted a proper specimen. They also make sure that your mark is distinctive enough to be registered. One check that they always perform is a trademark search. This search checks to see if … Read moreWhat Are Confusingly Similar Trademarks?
There are two main obstacles that you might face during the trademark registration process. The first is the office action. But if you do not receive an office action, or overcome any issues raised by one, your application will be published for 30 days. During this publication period, another party can file an opposition against your application, or ask … Read moreWhat Is a Trademark Opposition? How Does It Work?
“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?