A 2(d) likelihood of confusion rejection got you down? Creating a trademark coexistence agreement is one way to get past it. As defined in the Trademark Manual of Examining Procedure, a coexistence agreement is an agreement between two parties where one party consents to the registration of a trademark by the other party or where two […]
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Look out fans! We see Green Lantern on the horizon – and it’s not because we’ve been watching too much Big Bang Theory. This month, we spotted a trend with some recent DC Comics trademark filings. Looks like DC will be rolling out a Green Lantern video game. Some recent recent trademark filings with the […]
This year is looking like it’ll be another exciting year for technology companies and their IP lawyers. Virtual and augmented reality will become more prevalent. Home automation fueled by the Internet of Things (IoT) is expected to blow up. Business Insider projects the revenue of virtual and augmented reality to be at $162 Billion by 2020, […]
‘Tis the season for merchandising! Your house, office, and yard may be full of holiday ornamentation but trademark applicants beware. If something is deemed to be “merely ornamental,” that’s grounds for the USPTO to refuse your application to register your mark. Ornamentation is an issue that trips up a lot of applicants, especially for t-shirts, […]
Staying on top of your clients’ marks is important as a trademark lawyer – which is exactly why we created Name Warden! Name Warden does the admin work of trademark tracking. Name Warden figures out and keeps track of deadlines for you, and the monitoring side gives you much earlier and more complete insight. When […]
Name Warden is excited to announce this week that they are expanding their platform for the first time beyond the USPTO! Name Warden is a deadline tracking and automatic docketing service for trademark lawyers. Launched in 2015, the service offers powerful, time saving tools for trademark lawyers: the ability to capture all of a lawyer’s […]
Our users love how easy trademark docketing and defense is with Name Warden. By eliminating the need for data entry and automating tasks, Name Warden has saved trademark attorneys countless hours of admin work. But there are other Name Warden features beyond trademark monitoring and defense! Here are 3 cool Name Warden features to know about. Find New Clients […]
“One man’s vulgarity is another mans lyric” quoth the 1971 U.S. Supreme Court free-speech case. That 1971 free speech ruling is what came to mind when the U.S. Supreme Court delivered their ruling in Matal v. Tam. This Supreme Court battle was an appeal to reverse the USPTO’s decision to deny the trademark application for the mark “The […]
It’s 2017! We’ve got a new President, the same USPTO Director, new and emerging technologies, and we’re on the brink of what economists are calling the 4th Industrial Revolution. What does all of this mean for Intellectual Property Law? A lot actually. We rounded up some of the biggest trends and topics in Intellectual Property to give you […]
The trees are getting their leaves back, everything is in bloom, and if you suffer from allergies, you’re feeling the pollen count rise. Spring is here! For most of us that means it’s time to spring clean the house. But what about your law practice? Law practice spring cleaning means sprucing up processes, knocking things off to-do lists, […]
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