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What Are Trademark Classes? Do More Classes Cost More?

Trademark Classes

When filing a trademark application, it is important that you correctly identify the goods and/or services that you are selling (or intend to sell, depending on your filing basis) in connection with your mark.  If you claim more products/services than you actually sell, then your trademark registration may be susceptible to cancellation.  Many trademarks are used … Read more

What Is a Proper Specimen? Showing Use of Your Mark


Before the Trademark Office will grant you a registration, you must first show use of your trademark in commerce.  There are a couple different ways that you might show use.  If you file your trademark application on an In Use basis, then you will show your use in the application.  However, if you file on … Read more

Why Register My Trademark? What Advantages Are There?

Register Trademark

In an earlier post, I discussed some of the differences between common law trademark rights, and the rights that you receive through trademark registration.  Many business owners are not even aware of trademark law, or the need to protect their marks.  And some owners that are aware of trademarks assume that their common law trademark … Read more

Should I Trademark My Logo or Words?

Trademark Logo

Clients frequently ask me whether they should focus on obtaining a registration for their name or for their trademark logo.  I think that most people will instinctively focus on the logo first.  That may be because more work is goes into creating them.  And they are often very distinctive, too.  In many cases, they can actually include the … Read more

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