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Enforcing Trademark Rights in China

Protection of your trademark in China may prove to be somewhat difficult. Michael Jordan has found that out and continues to fight in the Chinese court system to win control over his name and trademark.

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TTAB and Trademark Litigation

Overview of one trademark litigation method and the recently decided U.S. Supreme Court case of B&B Hardware v. Hargis Industries, Inc. on trademark opposition.

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Defending a Trademark Opposition

You have received a Notice of Opposition of Trademark. A Notice of Trademark Opposition should not automatically lead you to believe that you are not going to get your trademark registered or be able to use it. As experienced Trademark attorneys, we can tell you that the answer typically is “it depends”.

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Trademark Clearinghouse: An Inside Look – YouTube Video

This is a PowerPoint presentation on an overview of the Trademark Clearinghouse presented by Robert Kriner of Corsearch Digital Brand Management Consultants, and Vicky Folens of Deloitte.

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ICANN New gTLD Question: How will ICANN’s Trademark Clearinghouse work? – YouTube Video

YouTube video regarding how trademarks are going to be handled and how do I know if someone is trying to register a string that I consider my own?

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Understanding Trademark Availability

Basic background information on trademark availability frequently asked questions about the process.

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How Do You Trademark a Name in the US? – YouTube Video

Basic review of how to trademark a name in the United State – YouTube Video with Kiyla Fenell.

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Common Litigation and Prosecution Trademark Pitfalls in 2011-2012 – YouTube Video

Trademark Infringement defenses include the classic trademarks fair use defense where the defendant has used the plaintiff’s mark to describe the defendant’s own products, or the nominative fair use where the defendant has used a trademarked term to describe the plaintiff’s product even though the defendant’s ultimate goal is to describe its own products.

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How to file a Petition To Cancel Trademark before TTAB?

Question: How do I cancel someone else’s registered trademark? Answer: You can file a petition to cancel before the Trademark Trial & Appeal Board. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) – United States Patent …   www.uspto.gov/trademarks/process/appeal/‎  A petition to cancel essentially an arbitration proceeding. TTAB has jurisdiction and authority. Service the federal court. You can […]

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How to Register a Name as a Trademark

  If you want to protect your name as a trademark, there a numerous steps that you need to go through. It is not as simple as simply filling out a form. If you do anything incorrectly on your trademark registration application, your trademark, even if it gets registered, because it’s of course based on […]

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