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[…]

Federal Registration

How does a Trademark Qualify for Federal Registration?

In case you want a full-proof protection for your trademark and other business related intellectual properties then federal trademark registration is the best option to go for. However, not all marks are eligible to get a federal registration because there are certain parameters and if trademarks meet those parameters only then a federal approval is[…]

Federal Trademark Registration

Consequences of Not Filing Federal Trademark Registration

Unlike Patents in the United States, Trademarks are assigned on a “First to Use” basis wherein any party can claim for trademark rights as long as they have the proof of using the same in a particular geographic location. In other words, we can say that to get a trademark right it’s not mandatory to[…]