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What is Trademark Registration and How Do You Do It?

Trademark registration is the process by which you file an application to the USPTO, the United States Patent and Trademark Office, asking the United States government to, essentially, acknowledge and validate that the word or brand or logo that you are submitting is, in fact, considered trademark worthy under U.S. law. [scroll down for a […]

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What is a Trademark Drawing?

SANDHYA MAHAJAN, TMIN INVESTIGATIVE REPORTER: Thankfully, this is one of the easiest parts of the application. But don’t relax too much; it is critical that you complete this section correctly. The depiction of the mark you submit now is what will appear on your registration certificate once the application process is completed. And remember: you […]

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What is a Trademark Specimen Acceptable to the USPTO

MARK TRADEMAN, TMIN NEWS ANCHOR: Like most applicants, you’re probably wondering, “What in the world is a specimen?” The easiest way to think about it is this: a specimen shows how you actually use the mark in commerce in connection with your goods and services. For example, if you have applied for goods, you’ll want […]

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What is the Basis of My Trademark Filing: Understanding Use in Commerce

SANDHYA MAHAJAN, TMIN INVESTIGATIVE REPORTER: Not sure what a filing basis is or what yours might be? Confused by Section 1 and Section 44? Thinking you might just click on all the buttons and hope for the best? Never fear. Keep it tuned right here and I’ll give you a quick breakdown on what you […]

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Identifying the Proper Goods and Services for My Trademark Registration

MARK TRADEMAN, TMIN NEWS ANCHOR: Confused about how to identify your goods and services? You’re not alone. Stay tuned for some important tips and keep in mind… Correctly identifying your goods and services is one of the most critical aspects of your application. A failure to correctly list the goods and services with which you […]

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Who Should I Identify as the Owner of My Trademark Registration?

MARK TRADEMAN, TMIN NEWS ANCHOR: I know, I know, it’s a “name” section, right? It should be easy. Wrong. More applicants incorrectly fill out this section than just about any other. And that’s not good. If this section is incorrect, your application may be void and you will have lost valuable time and your non-refundable […]

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