Trademark Registration

cybersquatting laws overview

An Overview of Cybersquatting Laws

Consider the following scenario: You’re a successful business owner, and you have a customer base that’s expanding daily. Recently, you decided it’s time to start a website to continue growing your business, but when you try to register your

Consider the following scenario: You’re a successful business owner, and you have a customer base that’s expanding daily. Recently, you decided it’s time to start a website to continue growing your business, but when you try to register your

What is the Trademark Registration Process?

Applying for federal trademark registration is typically a wise investment for individuals and businesses. The benefits that come with registration, including nationwide exclusivity to use your mark in connection with your goods or services, can be extremely valuable. But, the trademark registration process can be confusing. This post explains theApplying for federal trademark registration is typically a wise investment for individuals and businesses. The benefits that come with registration, including nationwide exclusivity to use your mark in connection with your goods or services, can be extremely valuable. But, the trademark registration process can be confusing. This post explains the

cancelling a trademark

Grounds for Cancelling a Trademark

Once a trademark is federally registered, there are two main ways in which it can be “unregistered,” or, removed from the Federal Register: abandonment and cancellation. Cancellation proceedings are similar to opposition proceedings but occur after the

Once a trademark is federally registered, there are two main ways in which it can be “unregistered,” or, removed from the Federal Register: abandonment and cancellation. Cancellation proceedings are similar to opposition proceedings but occur after the

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Trademark’s First Use in Commerce

Registering a trademark may seem like a daunting task, but it isn’t. However, the confusion usually arises when you are trying to determine “first use”. The first time you used your trademark could, but is probably not, the correct date to use as the “first use in commerce” date inRegistering a trademark may seem like a daunting task, but it isn’t. However, the confusion usually arises when you are trying to determine “first use”. The first time you used your trademark could, but is probably not, the correct date to use as the “first use in commerce” date in

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Kylie v. Kylie: Who Has Rights To A Name?

Since celebrities realized that they could capitalize on their names and personas, they have tried to cultivate, protect, and display certain images that are associated with them. While this is not a new practice, trademarking one’s own name is. Kylie Jenner, an affluent 18-year-old socialite who has created an empireSince celebrities realized that they could capitalize on their names and personas, they have tried to cultivate, protect, and display certain images that are associated with them. While this is not a new practice, trademarking one’s own name is. Kylie Jenner, an affluent 18-year-old socialite who has created an empire

How Bad Can It Be? Penalties Under the SCPA

Over $30 million in damages, with an additional $6 million in interest and costs. That’s the price Clear Logic, Inc found itself paying after losing an infringement claim under the Semiconductor Chip Protection Act (“SCPA”).

Over $30 million in damages, with an additional $6 million in interest and costs. That’s the price Clear Logic, Inc found itself paying after losing an infringement claim under the Semiconductor Chip Protection Act (“SCPA”).

The SCPA: Semiconductor Chip Protection

Not really Copyright law and not really Patent law, but somewhere in between: this is where the Semiconductor Chip Protection Act (“SCPA”) stands in US intellectual property law. In 1992 a case came before the Federal Circuit Court that

Not really Copyright law and not really Patent law, but somewhere in between: this is where the Semiconductor Chip Protection Act (“SCPA”) stands in US intellectual property law. In 1992 a case came before the Federal Circuit Court that

Need a Trademark Attorney in Kalamazoo?

Do you need to register or protect your trademark? Do you have questions about the legal steps involved in protecting your brand, logo, or identity? Our expert trademark lawyers have represented clients in trademark infringement disputes in…

Do you need to register or protect your trademark? Do you have questions about the legal steps involved in protecting your brand, logo, or identity? Our expert trademark lawyers have represented clients in trademark infringement disputes in…

Trademarks and Copyrights and Patents: Oh My

The world of intellectual property law primarily focuses on protecting assets. And the law provides different forms of protection depending on the asset. In general, these protections are found in copyrights, trademarks, and patents. These …

The world of intellectual property law primarily focuses on protecting assets. And the law provides different forms of protection depending on the asset. In general, these protections are found in copyrights, trademarks, and patents. These …

Why Should I Register a Trademark?

Among the most frequently asked questions that we receive at Revision Legal is, “What are the benefits of trademark registration?” Trademark registration provides a mark owner with numerous benefits, the most important of which are:

Among the most frequently asked questions that we receive at Revision Legal is, “What are the benefits of trademark registration?” Trademark registration provides a mark owner with numerous benefits, the most important of which are: