2019

5 WAYS TO STOP YOUR INVENTION FROM BEING STOLEN

5 WAYS TO STOP YOUR INVENTION FROM BEING STOLEN

[14-January-19 18:30:25]
5 WAYS TO STOP YOUR INVENTION FROM BEING STOLEN File a provisional patent application Protect your idea before receiving a patent. A provisional patent application...

2020

What is a trademark?

What is a trademark?

[14-May-20 23:23:36]
Are you interested in using a new name as your trademark? A few of the questions provided below will help you understand trademarks. Filing a...
How to Discuss Your Idea With a Patent Attorney

How to Discuss Your Idea With a Patent Attorney

[28-April-20 17:53:51]
The Patent Attorney would require a complete disclosure of your invention. This can include sketches, write-ups, photos, drawings, etc. Provide all of the information in...
Patent Office Notices Regarding COVID-19

Patent Office Notices Regarding COVID-19

[3-April-20 20:31:27]
Please find here updates from the United States Patent and Trademark Office during the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. USPTO announces extension of certain patent and trademark-related...
Sound Marks

Sound Marks

[10-March-20 19:20:40]
A sound mark identifies and distinguishes a product or service through audio rather than visual means. Sound marks function as source indicators when they “assume a definitive shape or...
TRADEMARK “USE” IN COMMERCE

TRADEMARK “USE” IN COMMERCE

[3-March-20 17:05:07]
TRADEMARK “USE” IN COMMERCE The term “use in commerce” means the bona fide use of a mark in the ordinary course of trade, and not...
Is my Trademark Still Valid?

Is my Trademark Still Valid?

[26-February-20 18:18:44]
The term of a federal trademark is 10 years, with 10-year renewal terms. However, the USPTO requires that between the fifth and sixth year after the date...
Can I Trademark a Slogan?

Can I Trademark a Slogan?

[11-February-20 19:28:56]
A slogan is a type of phrase and is defined as a brief attention-getting phrase used in advertising or promotion. It can also be defined...
Do you owe maintenance fees?

Do you owe maintenance fees?

[5-February-20 19:44:13]
The United States Code provides that the owners of all utility and reissue utility patents filed on or after December 12, 1980 must pay maintenance...