2020

What is a design patent?

What is a design patent?

[9-September-20 20:33:25]
What is a design patent? Source: USPTO.GOV A design consists of the visual ornamental characteristics embodied in, or applied to, an article of manufacture. Since...
TRADEMARK APPLICATION FEES

TRADEMARK APPLICATION FEES

[26-August-20 10:53:12]
TRADEMARK APPLICATION FILING FEES The cost of attaining a trademark varies depending upon the selected filing, which initial application form is used, and the international...
DID YOU RECEIVE A TRADEMARK OFFICE ACTION?

DID YOU RECEIVE A TRADEMARK OFFICE ACTION?

[4-August-20 18:16:20]
If you have received an Office Action from an examining attorney regarding your application, you must respond within six (6) months of the issue date...
Improper Subject Matter for Design Patents

Improper Subject Matter for Design Patents

[23-July-20 20:40:57]
Improper Subject Matter for Design Patents Source: USPTO.GOV A design for an article of manufacture that is dictated primarily by the function of the article...
What is a Trademark Office Action

What is a Trademark Office Action

[20-July-20 17:07:26]
An office action is an official letter sent by the USPTO. In it, an examining attorney lists any legal problems with your chosen trademark, as...
Is my Business Name a Trademark?

Is my Business Name a Trademark?

[6-July-20 16:28:55]
NIs my Business Name a Trademark? The use of a business name does not necessarily qualify as trademark use, though other use of a business name...
BRANDING IDEAS TO CONSIDER IN 2020

BRANDING IDEAS TO CONSIDER IN 2020

[23-June-20 22:12:04]
Search the Trademark Before Using it 6.7 Million trademarks applications have been filed at the USPTO. Avoid using a name that is descriptive or already...
Do I Need a Copyright or a Patent?

Do I Need a Copyright or a Patent?

[16-June-20 0:42:03]
What is a copyright? Copyrights protect original works of art. This includes architectural drawings, photographs, books, songs, movies, software codes, etc. Copyrights give their owner...
USPTO launches COVID-19 Response Resource Center

USPTO launches COVID-19 Response Resource Center

[12-June-20 15:47:45]
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has launched the COVID-19 Response Resource Center to provide stakeholders and other interested parties with improved access...