Trademark Classification of Goods and Services

Intepat

Trademark Classification. When you file for a trademark in India, an indispensable requirement is finding out the trademark classification of your goods or services under which you must file your brand. Thus, it gives the trademark registration process a definite structure.

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.

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Ninth Circuit Affirms Dismissal in Museum Trademark Dispute

IP Watchdog

The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on Tuesday affirmed the dismissal of Metamorfoza’s trademark infringement and unfair competition claims against Big Funny over a trademark that included the disclaimed phrase “Museum of Illusions.”

Protection of Color Trademarks under the Indian Trademark Law

Kashishipr

A trademark refers to a recognizable expression, design, or sign uniquely identifying the products or services of a specific source and differentiating them from those of others. A trademark may be located on the packaging, voucher, label, or the product itself.

TTAB Rules in Favor of Sony in Trademark Dilution Case

IP Watchdog

Patent and Trademark Office’s (USPTO’s) Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) ruled in favor of Sony on October 28 in a decision that sustained the corporation’s opposition to an application to register the mark SONISTREAM for a streaming platform. The U.S.

Occupying trademark

Likelihood of Confusion

So eventually all the “big trademark stories” catch up to you, even if you try to avoid them as you would try to avoid … certain assemblies of people in. The post Occupying trademark appeared first on LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION™.

Sound Trademarks and their Registration in India

Kashishipr

Sound trademarks are widely recognized in developed nations like the United States, and their knowledge is now rapidly growing in developing nations like India. Understanding Sound Trademarks with Examples. The sound trademark consisted of a human voice yodeling Yahoo.

Licensing of Trademarks

Kashishipr

A trademark is an important business asset that offers protection to a brand. Businesses own valuable trademarks, which, once registered, can be licensed out. The rights that flow from a trademark can be licensed to others to receive royalties for commercialization.

CAUTION: Trademark Scams Continue

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Scammers haven’t stopped sending our clients fake trademark renewal notices, bilking them of thousands of dollars. Sometimes, it seems not a day goes by without a client calling me about a trademark-related scam. Does my trademark need to be maintained? Trademark Office” or “U.S.

Trademark for Colours.

IP and Legal Filings

Trademark refers to the cumulation of distinctive sign/symbol, design, or combination which is exclusively associated with the products or services helping the targeted customers identify the same easily. Therefore, since 1995 sole colour, or colour combinations can be trademarked, ?

How Do People End Up Losing Their Trademark Rights?

Kashishipr

What happens after you get your mark registered as a trademark? Your Trademark Application gets approved, and you receive your registration certificate. Don’t let that Trademark Registration certificate fool you. Non-Intentional Acts of the Trademark Owner.

Can You Trademark A Hashtag?

Kashishipr

Therefore, the prime role of such hashtags needs to be assessed in line with the Trademark Law to deduce whether they qualify for trademark protection. Why Take the Trademark Route? The trademark utilizing the hashtag must be distinctive in nature.

USPTO Efforts to Reduce Fraud are Good for the Trademark System

IP Watchdog

trademark system. Patent and Trademark Office (the USPTO) remains a mammoth and international hub of trademark filings. In fiscal 2021, trademark application filings topped 943,000, a record high. Security issues have long dogged the U.S.

Trademark Crush: A Perfect Storm is Threatening U.S. Trademark Applicants

IP Watchdog

Recently, USPTO Commissioner for Trademarks David Gooder wrote on the USPTO Director’s Forum Blog that registrations for U.S. trademarks are up 63% from the same period in 2020. The USPTO received over 92,600 trademark applications in December 2020 alone.

3D Shape Trademark on Cars

Kashishipr

Trademarks indicate the origin of a product. For being registered as a trademark, the 3D shape of a product must be shown to have an inherent or acquired distinctive character. The High Court dismissed an appeal from JLR after its trademark applications were refused by the UKIPO.

Role of a Trademark Attorney

Biswajit Sarkar Copyright Blog

A trademark is a mark that distinguishes the goods and services of one person, from the other. A trademark is territorial in nature, thus, if the trademark is registered in India, it can only be protected within the Indian jurisdiction.

Protection of Trademarks in Philippines

IP and Legal Filings

trademark and patent registrations will not protect rights holders’ IP in the Philippines. The Philippines Intellectual Property Office (IPOPHL) maintains a registry of patents and trademarks that is widely recognized in Southeast Asia. Philippines trademarksIntroduction.

Trademark Enforcement Strategies – The Ultimate Path to Protection

Kashishipr

Trademarks provide multiple crucial advantages to businesses and customers alike. Trademarks also carry all the image and reputation a brand builds over the years. Have Proper Symbols of Trademark Registration & Ownership. Ensure Using Your Trademark as a Trademark .

Can Common Terms Be Trademarked?

Kashishipr

A trademark is typically a sign, logo, symbol, word, phrase, design, or combination of them, which identifies the product or service of a particular brand. To sell the product, using the brand name makes it a trademark. ’ How are then these common words registered as a trademark?

Of cosmetics, insolvency and trademarks

SpicyIP

Revlon, however, has a more direct connection with India in the trademark sense. The Trade Marks Registry (TMR) lists Revlon and its related brands as ‘well-known’ trademarks in India since 1997. The commercial implications of being declared a well-known trademark are tremendous.

Registration of Motion Mark as Trademark in India

Kashishipr

With the increase in globalization and cross-border trade, intriguing types of trademarks are trending and have become a crucial tool to signify a company’s identity. Motion Trademarks in India. The Indian Trademark Law and Motion Marks.

Conducting a Trademark Search in India – Everything You Must Know

Kashishipr

The Trade Marks Act, 1999 governs and deals with the mechanism of registration, protection, and illegal use of trademarks in India. It is undoubtedly imperative to register your brand or business name as a trademark, especially in today’s world where first copies are easily available.

Understanding the Essentials & Attributes of a Trademark

Kashishipr

The Trademark Rights have clearly explained the essentials and attributes of a trademark. A trademark exists in the form of an expression, slogan, or any other sign identifying the services or products of one business and distinguishing them from those of others in the market.

Similar & Identical Trademarks in India – How to Identify Them Well?

Kashishipr

It is imperative to have Registered Trademarks in place to have one’s business stand out in the market and create a significant brand value. The Act safeguards all registered trademarks from misuse or infringement in India. Identifying Similar & Identical Trademarks.

Trademark blogoids

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The post Trademark blogoids appeared first on LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION™. Trademarks and trademark law GenericideBlogoids? Tablogs? It could happen! After all, look how we got the word “tabloid.”

Trademarks from a Marketing Perspective

Kashishipr

The role that trademarks play in the marketing of a brand can help us unwind what commercial players and business houses should consider in the development of their brand marketing strategies to best incentivize their assets for better returns.

Trademark Registration: Differences between US and Canada

Sander Law

Differences Trademark Registration in US and Canada. The process of registering a trademark in the US is slightly different than in Canada. The following are some differences in the trademark registration process between the two countries. Canadian and US Trademark Registration.

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.

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. However, there exist some steps and guidelines you can take and follow to ensure your Registered Trademark remains protected and valid.

The Benefits of Trademark Monitoring

Erik K Pelton

The following is an edited transcript of my video The Benefits of Trademark Monitoring. Trademark monitoring is a tremendous tool in the toolkit for brand owners. The post The Benefits of Trademark Monitoring appeared first on Erik M Pelton & Associates, PLLC

Hashtags And Trademark

IP and Legal Filings

NEED FOR HASHTAGS TRADEMARK. Even while registering one’s hashtags as trademarks does not prevent others from using that hashtag, a registered hashtag trademark is still quite valuable in today’s highly competitive industry.

Protecting your Trademark from Non-Use Cancellation

Kashishipr

It is becoming increasingly vital that Registered Trademarks are used to maintain their validity and their ability to be enforced against third parties. So, let us discuss the best way to ensure ‘use’ of your trademark. Why Does a Trademark Need to be Used?

Think Like a USPTO Trademark Examiner Does

Erik K Pelton

What does an examiner at the USPTO consider when they review a trademark application? And how does it impact drafting and filing an application to register a trademark? The post Think Like a USPTO Trademark Examiner Does appeared first on Erik M Pelton & Associates, PLLC.

Trademark Counterclaim: A Counterattack for TTAB Oppositions and Cancellations

Patent Trademark Blog

What is a trademark counterclaim? A potential TTAB counterclaim, therefore, will typically seek to cancel trademark registrations owned by the petitioner or opposer. Let’s consider scenarios when it may make sense to file a TTAB trademark counterclaim.

What is a common law trademark?

Patent Trademark Blog

How are trademark rights determined in the US? In the US, trademark rights are generally given to the first one to use a mark. Except for a few limited circumstances, the first user is the rightful trademark owner in the US. US trademark rights go to the first-user.

Saving your Mark from Trademark Genericide

Kashishipr

Today, several generic terms that we use, such as ‘escalator,’ ‘xerox,’ ‘cellophane,’ sound common but were once protected as trademarks. What is Genericide of a Trademark? It takes several years before a trademark becomes a victim of genericide.

How Wimbledon Tennis Trademarked its Signature Colors

IP Watchdog

The All England Lawn Tennis Club (the “Club”) has owned multiple registered trademarks for the famous Wimbledon name and other prominent signs for some time.

Trademark Registration for MSME

Intepat

Additionally, trademark registrations for MSMEs are relatively cost-effective. Trademarks help your business to stand out from the crowd where there are so many look-alike products. Every trademark is unique. MSMEs can use the trademark as a source of advertisements.

India – Trademark Protection in the Hospitality Industry

Kashishipr

Therefore, to protect your business in the hospitality industry, you must seek protection via Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) , specifically by registering your hotel or restaurant brand name and logo as trademarks. Relationship between Trademark Law & the Hospitality Industry.

Can QR Codes be Trademarked?

Kashishipr

Can we Trademark QR Codes? QR codes by themselves are unable to be trademarked since Trademark Law only covers the things that allow the public to identify your goods and services easily, such as names, logos, slogans, sounds, or colors. The post Can QR Codes be Trademarked?