Many businesses have a distinctive identification mark, brand, or logo that helps them stand out in advertising and in general. A trademark or service mark is a type of identification mark. Intellectual property includes trademarks and service marks. They establish the proprietor’s ownership of logos, marks, or slogans and the source of origin of the… Continue reading How to register trademark and service marks?
As it aims to increase revenue sources and remain competitive in the virtual economy, Mastercard has joined Visa and American Express in making forays into the Metaverse. The United States Patent and Trademark Office, or USPTO, has received 15 nonfungible token (NFT) and metaverse trademark applications from Mastercard. Plans for a virtual community for interacting… Continue reading Mastercard Files 15 Metaverse and NFT related Trademarks
Although the phrases trade name and trademark may appear to be interchangeable, it is critical for business owners, particularly those in the early stages of their venture, to understand the differences. Selecting and registering trade names and trademarks is an important component of building a company’s and its goods’ brand visibility and awareness in the… Continue reading Trade Name vs Trademark What Is The Difference?
The trademark registrant must utilize the mark in commerce and file a Declaration of Actual Use to the Philippine Intellectual Property Office (IPOPHL). This is an affidavit that describes the registered trademark and the goods and services it covers and the actual goods and services on which the mark is used and where these goods… Continue reading How To Maintain A Registered Trademark In The Philippines?
Choosing which trademark classes to include is one of the most difficult aspects of filing a trademark application. Each class has its own set of commodities or services, and the classes’ titles can be perplexing. Business owners frequently employ Trademark Class 9 for Electrical and Scientific Apparatus, covering a wide range of products. Is Class… Continue reading What Does Class 9 Cover In Trademark Applications?
Consider filing for a Federal Trademark Registration if your photography business includes your name or another word(s), phrase(s), design(s), and/or logo(s) to signify that you are the source of the images. This is your “brand,” similar to the name of a garment designer, for example. Here are six (of many) reasons why you should protect… Continue reading 6 Reasons Why Your Photography Business Name Should Be Trademarked
As a small businessman, your physical assets—such as your equipment, inventory, and any buildings you own—might be your top focus. Intellectual property, on the other hand, is a less physical asset that can be quite valuable to a small corporation. Trademark protection is available for your company name, slogan, and logo, as well as anything… Continue reading HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO TRADEMARK A BUSINESS NAME?
If you’re considering registering your trademark, this review of the USPTO trademark application process will show you that it’s not quite as difficult as patenting. A trademark application can evolve into registration in as little as 7 to 12 months if certain stages are followed correctly and swiftly. Let’s take a look at the numerous… Continue reading How Your Trademark Application Is Processed
A trademark search is a database search that is commonly done on the US Patent and Trademark Office website to see if a trademark is currently being used in commerce. A trademark is a design or expression that identifies a business. Trademarks, like patents and copyrights, are considered intellectual property and must be safeguarded. Consumers… Continue reading Trademark Search: Check If Your Trademark Is Already Registered
If you want to register a trademark, you have two options: you can do so with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) or with your state. State trademark registration is simple and inexpensive, whereas federal trademark registration is more difficult and expensive. Federal registration, on the other hand, provides significantly more protection. It’s… Continue reading State Trademark Or Federal Trademark: Which One Is Right For You?