State vs. Federal Trademark Registration

Erik K Pelton

The following is an edited transcript of my video State vs. Federal Trademark Registration. However, if you can’t get nationwide registration at the USPTO, then it’s worth considering filing for state registration.

Trademark Registration in Malaysia

IP and Legal Filings

Registration of a trademark is not necessary, but is highly advisable. The rights conferred by a trademark registration take effect right from the date of application being filed and not later. Registration Procedure of a Trademark.

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Sound Trademarks and their Registration in India

Kashishipr

Under the Indian Trade Marks Act of 1999 , if a sound is or has become a distinctive or unique symbol associated with one undertaking, it will be eligible for obtaining Trademark Registration. Sound Trademark Registration Procedure in India.

Trademark Registration Fees in India

Intepat

Trademark Registration Fees. When it comes to trademark registration fees in India, there are several essential things to keep in mind. Second, trademark registration requires renewal every ten years to continue protecting your brand. Trademark Registration Cost.

Trademark Registration for MSME

Intepat

Additionally, trademark registrations for MSMEs are relatively cost-effective. Let us look into how trademark registration can act as an added advantage to a company registered as MSME. Registration fee. The registration process is relatively simple and requires few documents.

The 5 Ws of Copyright Registration

Erik K Pelton

What is a copyright registration? The post The 5 Ws of Copyright Registration appeared first on Erik M Pelton & Associates, PLLC. What is a copyright registration? Who can register? When should you register? Where is a copyright registered?

Trademark Registration in Europe

Sander Law

Trademark Registration in Europe. In addition to Canada and the US, many business owners seek trademark protection in Europe. Below are some ways to protect your trademark in European countries. European Union (EU) Trademark.

Getting your Industrial Design Registration in Oman

IP and Legal Filings

The protection of a registered drawing or pattern lasts for ten years from the date of submission of an application for its registration. For the industrial design registration, the following documents are required for the same: Summarized description of the design.

AI art and Indian copyright registration

SpicyIP

This copyright office granted registration in this case. The basis of grant of registration is not clear. It appears that the Copyright Office granted this registration by mistake, without applying its mind, as it issued a withdrawal notice , around one year later.

What is a Presentation Copy of a Trademark Registration?

Erik K Pelton

What are the differences between a USPTO trademark registration certificate and a presentation copy? Erik explains the differences between electronic, presentation, and paper registration certificates. The post What is a Presentation Copy of a Trademark Registration?

Registration of Motion Mark as Trademark in India

Kashishipr

While applying for the Trademark Registration of a motion mark in India, it is essential to ensure that the mark is capable of being depicted on paper. It elaborates on the registration, protection, and enforcement of non-conventional trademarks keeping in mind the interests of the applicants.

Difference Between Trademark And Design Registration In India

IP and Legal Filings

There are added benefits to each IPR that come along with their registration. Registration is the procedure of filing a particular mark/ name under the respective authority of legal statutes. On the other hand, the Patent Office is in charge of regulating Design Registration.

“Certificate of Registration” Equals “License from Registrar”: Looking at Gujarat High Court’s Infringement Equation

SpicyIP

Copyright registration is not mandatory in India. But if a registered copyright is alleged of copyright infringement, can the “voluntary registration” come to its rescue? Section 51 and Copyright Registration: A Nebulous Nexus? yes/mandatory registration (e.g.

Unconventional Trademarks and Registration Challenges

Biswajit Sarkar Copyright Blog

In this blog, we will take a look at the types of unconventional trademarks and some of the challenges faced by them in registration. Colours are only registrable as trademarks in exceptional circumstances when they have become distinctive through extensive use and acquired secondary meaning.

State vs. Federal Trademark Registration

Erik K Pelton

The post State vs. Federal Trademark Registration appeared first on Erik M Pelton & Associates, PLLC. When you register your trademark with the USPTO, you get protection in all 50 states. However, there are instances where state trademark protection may make sense. In this episode, Erik clarifies these instances. When you register your trademark with the USPTO, you get protection in all 50 states. However, there are instances where state trademark protection may make sense.

Copyright Registration

Biswajit Sarkar Copyright Blog

Copyright Registration in India. Copyright registration under the Copyright Act, 1957 is optional and not mandatory. Thus, registration of a copyright is no condition for claiming copyright in a work. Essential documents for Copyright registration in India. ·

When Should I Apply for Trademark Registration?

Erik K Pelton

The following is an edited transcript of my video When Should I Apply for Trademark Registration? At that time, if the business hasn’t protected the name already, now is the time to do it generally and to file for the registration at that point.

Trademark Registration in India

Intepat

Why is trademark registration important? Registration of a trademark is important as it works as a deterrent from any third party misusing it. What is the procedure for trademark registration ? If no opposition is filed within this time the mark will proceed for registration.

Trademark Registration: Differences between US and Canada

Sander Law

Differences Trademark Registration in US and Canada. The following are some differences in the trademark registration process between the two countries. Use before registration. US - In the US, for an application to proceed to registration the mark has to be used in commerce.

Registration and Protection Of Industrial Design In India

IP and Legal Filings

In this blog we will talk about the process of registration and what type of protection is provided under the designs act. ADVANTAGES OF DESIGN REGISTRATION. Several benefits come along with the registration of a design in India. REGISTRATION PROCESS OF DESIGN IN INDIA .

Electronic Trademark Registration Certificates

JD Supra Law

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) started issuing electronic trademark registration certificates on May 24, 2022, approximately two weeks earlier than initially planned.

How to Cancel a Trademark Registration

Patent Trademark Blog

We’ll certainly delve into a TTAB cancellation in this post, but we now have a couple more ways to cancel a trademark registration. A TTAB trademark cancellation is a 2-party adversarial battle between the challenger and the trademark registration owner.

How Trademarks Registrations Have Migrated To The Cloud

Erik K Pelton

The USPTO recently phased out issuing trademark registration certificates on paper to all registrants automatically, and are instead issuing them electronically. I love my registration certifi9cates. The following is an edited transcript of my video Trademarks in the Cloud.

Here’s How You Can Maintain Your Trademark Registration in India

Kashishipr

Maintaining a Trademark Registration can indeed be challenging if you aren’t familiar with the Trademark Law. When it comes to maintaining your trademark registration in India, you must use it concerning the products or services for which it is registered.

Getting your Trade Marks Registration in Qatar

IP and Legal Filings

The process of trademark registration in Qatar is governed by the Law no. A single application for registration may be filed for a group of marks upon payment of the prescribed fee. Power of Attorney (POA): A simple copy of the trademark registration certificate.

Trademark Registration for MSME

Intepat

Trademark Registration for MSME. Additionally, trademark registrations for MSMEs are relatively cost-effective, and it is a simple trademark process that can be done online. Let us look into how trademark registration can be an added advantage to a company registered as MSME.

U.S. Copyright Office Backtracks on Registration of Partially AI-Generated Work

IP Watchdog

Copyright Office (USCO) that the registration for the first issue of her partially AI-generated graphic novel, Zarya Of The Dawn, may be canceled. When asked to confirm the potential cancellation for Kashtanova’s registration, the USCO provided a written statement saying.“Copyright

Trademark Audit: How to lose your trademark registration

Patent Trademark Blog

A trademark audit is a USPTO program to check random trademark registrations to see if the registered trademark is still in use. Known as the Post Registration Audit Program , the goal of the USPTO is to bolster the accuracy and reliability of its trademark register. Audits give the USPTO a way to cancel registrations for trademarks no longer in use with the exception of marks with excusable nonuse. Which trademark registrations bear a greater risk of being audited?

Trademark registration: a boost to any brand’s immune system

Erik K Pelton

The following is a transcript of my video Vaccinate Your Brand with Trademark Registration. Trademark registration is like a vaccine to protect your brand from harms and dangers and risks, because when we get vaccinated, we’re boosting our immune system.

Copyright Law Concepts to Know Before Filing a Registration Application

Copyright Alliance

The post Copyright Law Concepts to Know Before Filing a Registration Application appeared first on Copyright Alliance. Creators often wonder how to “get” copyright protection for their creative works.

How Do I Locate Image Associated With a Copyright Registration?

Dear Rich IP Blog

Dear Rich: If I'm provided with a registration number of a copyright of a visual art, how can I check its image? Keep in mind, the Copyright Office does not retain all deposited works deposited for copyright registration.) deposit registration

The Copyright Needle in the Budget Haystack (And Why Requiring Registration for Copyright is a Really Bad Idea)

Hugh Stephens Blog

These ranged from legislation to enable Canada’s participation in the Lunar Gateway, to Criminal Code … Continue reading "The Copyright Needle in the Budget Haystack (And Why Requiring Registration for Copyright is a Really Bad Idea There it was!

SEYIDOGLU: Even “Incontestable” Trademark Registrations Are Vulnerable to Cancellation

Trademark, Copyright, and Unfair Competition Law B

However, the TTAB found that Petitioner failed to sufficiently demonstrate Nema Food Distribution’s intent to deceive the trademark office in procuring the SEYIDOGLU registration and dismissed Petitioner’s claim for fraud. Incontestable Trademark Registrations Are Not Bulletproof.

Delhi High Court Revives PPL’s Copyright Society Registration Application, Sets Aside Registration of RMPL

SpicyIP

PPL filed an application for re-registration as a copyright society in March 2013. Subsequently (according to averments), an application for re-registration was filed once again in 2018 by PPL. Image from here.

#1 Tip When Applying for Trademark Registration

Erik K Pelton

Over the years, Erik has shared dozens of trademark registration tips. The post #1 Tip When Applying for Trademark Registration appeared first on Erik M Pelton & Associates, PLLC. Over the years, Erik has shared dozens of trademark registration tips. In this episode, he reveals the most important one. In this episode, he reveals the most important one. Podcast Series: Tricks of the TRADE(MARK

Getting your Trade Marks Registration in Oman

IP and Legal Filings

The registration of a trademark provides protection for 10 years, after which time the registration may be renewed. The whole process of registration takes around 12-15 months where the application is examined by the TM office within the first couple of months.

Bombay High Court Rules that Copyright Registration of a Label is not Compulsory

Kashishipr

NTC even referred to the Bombay High Court’s judgment in Dhiraj Dharamdas Dewani vs. Sonal Info Systems Pvt Ltd, where it held that Copyright Registration is compulsory to maintain a civil or criminal action under the Copyright Act of 1957. Overview.

Getting your Trademark Registration in Bahrain

IP and Legal Filings

Foreign applicants who are not resident in the Kingdom must apply through IP Registration Agents or law firms authorised by the Industrial Property Directorate. Process of registration. There are two ways for going ahead of trademark registration.

All you want to know about Registration of Copyright

Biswajit Sarkar Copyright Blog

However, the registration of copyright is not mandatory, but it is advisable to get your works protected as this would grant rights to the author or to the real owner of the copyright namely rights of reproduction, licensing right, moral rights, and economic rights.

What does it feel like to receive a trademark registration?

Erik K Pelton

That feeling that our clients get when they receive their trademark registration certificate – pride in their brand, and assurance know that it is protected – I know that feeling firsthand, having received more than 10 trademark registrations for our own EMP&A brands!