trademark attorney

Hire A Trademark Attorney: Important points one must consider

Filing a trademark application is a complex process that requires a detailed legal understanding. However, if somebody opts for a Federal Trademark Registration, then he or she can do it on their own. The USPTO website allows an individual to take help of a free tool named Trademark Electronic Search System (TESS) through which applicants can file[…]

A Complete Guide for TESS Trademark Search

How to Perform a TESS Trademark Search?

The TESS (Trademark Electronic Search System) is a searchable electronic database of registered, approved, and closed trademark applications. Also, it provides a free search over the data of the past three decades. The legal Trademark professionals perform the TESS Trademark Search on the database to check for any possible infringement. The USPTO is responsible for[…]

A Quick Guide to Trademark Electronic Search System

A Comprehensive Guide to Know Trademark Electronic Search System

The Trademark Electronic Search System (TESS) is a database of every trademark that one registers or applies for. Each record in it includes many important elements of the mark. Each element is a searchable piece of information. The trademark electronic search system allows you to find any marks that have common elements. It contains the[…]

Difference between Trade name & Trademark

Although the terms trade name and trademark may sound likewise, yet they are different under the law and offer different protection. One of the complex lines that you come across is, ‘it is not necessary to hold a trademark on a trade name; however you can apply for one’. Also, you might have come across[…]


How to Identify ‘Likelihood of Confusion’ Stated in USPTO Rules?

When an applicant files for a trademark, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) can refuse its registration based on multiple grounds. One such condition is the ‘likelihood of confusion, which can prevail between the new mark and the ones previously registered or pending with the USPTO. Therefore, this article brings forth certain factors[…]

Trademark Registrations – What Do You Need to Know

Trademark Registrations: Everything that You Need to Know

If you look at the latest trademark filing trends, the number of trademark registrations has increased significantly. We can’t ignore the fact that it’s going to increase in the coming year. India is a developing country; every year many small businesses open and start their operations. However, due to a lack of awareness, they prefer[…]

trademark classes

A Complete Guide to Understand Various Trademark classes

Trademark Classes are when Goods and Services are categorized into different classes. This categorization is while filing Trademark application. Generally, the classification of trademarks that we follow is the Nice Classification.  “The Nice Classification (NCL), established by the Nice Agreement (1957), is an international classification of goods and services applied for the registration of marks. […]


Top 4 Benefits of Conducting a Multi-Country Trademark Search

Intellectual property rights (IPR) are of extreme significance for individual innovators as well as prominent companies. Trademark is one such IPR that helps businesses to establish the uniqueness of their goods and services. However, before filing for a trademark, companies need to determine its novelty in the region of interest. That’s where the role of[…]


How Trademark Monitoring Protects Brand Reputation

Monitoring is an imperative step in preserving what we value. For instance, homeowners secure their houses with cameras and banks monitor credit cards to prevent fraud. Similarly, when a company owns a registered trademark, monitoring it to prevent its unauthorized use by other businesses is indispensable. Trademark monitoring protects brand reputation in several ways, including[…]

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