What do we mean by a Federal Trademark Registration?

Federal Trademark refers to a type of Intellectual Property in the United States, which is commonly a word, symbol, design, or combination of all. A federal trademark helps in: Source identification of goods and services Distinguishing between different types of goods and services Providing significant additional substantive and procedural rights The Federal Trademark registration refers to as[…]

Does USPTO cover everything?

All the applications for Federal Registration of a trademark are examined by the USPTO to decide whether the marks fulfill the criteria for registration. The USPTO employees address the customer queries regarding the application procedure free of cost. However, they are unable to provide information regarding any legal matters. For all information regarding the legal aspects of[…]

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[…]

Trademark Monitoring: Tools for Individual

With major changes taking place and a new milestone achieved every day, trademark monitoring is essential as trademarks are the centrality of any brand. The reason that the trademarks are so important is that they provide a better position or stance in a lawsuit and cuts a large section of an obstacle-free profitable market by[…]

Some Important Facts about Madrid Protocol

What is the Madrid Protocol? The Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks (Madrid Protocol) is an international treaty that allows a trademark owner to seek registration in any of the countries that have joined the Madrid Protocol by filing a single application, called an “international application.” The International Bureau[…]