Entries by Ashley Ray

PracticePanther and Name Warden Announce Integration Partnership

Practice Panther for trademark lawyers just got a lot better.  Dead simple trademark docketing is now integrated.  We’re excited to announce a new integration partnership with PracticePanther and Name Warden, which will provide trademark attorneys around the world with a streamlined process to keep track of trademark applications and filing deadlines.  Once connected with a few clicks, […]

Trademarks: Amazon Gets Personal While Samsung Lays Some Groundwork

Our trademark tracking ears perked up this past week when Amazon underwear and Samsung robots popped up on our trademark monitoring search radar! As you know, NameWarden’s powerful trademark monitoring system can watch USPTO applications for any search criteria you like.  We keep tabs on a few of the major tech players.  Here’s what caught […]

Name Warden & Clio Integration: How it Works

What happens when you connect the easy trademark docketing & defense system with the undisputed leader in legal practice management? Seamless trademark management bliss! When Name Warden and Clio join forces, everybody wins. We recently hosted a webinar with our friends at Clio to show users how it works. Check it out below.   Not […]

Confusion Rejection? Try a Trademark Coexistence Agreement

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 […]

Is Green Lantern Coming to a Gaming Console Near You?

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 […]

IP Lawyers’ Busy Year: Boom in VR, AR, IoT

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, […]

Merely Ornamental? When a Decoration Is Not a Brand

‘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, […]

Name Warden Goes Global

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 […]

Name Warden Does What?! 3 Cool Features You May Not Know

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 […]