In the aftermath of the Supreme Court’s decision in Matal v. Tam, rules regarding the registration of disparaging trademarks have been overturned.
The Nice Agreement is an international system of classifying trademarks into one of 45 different categories, including both goods and services.
Trademarks, patents, and copyrights are all related types of intellectual property. However, they are viewed very differently in the eyes of business law.
Only with registration do you get the right to use the federal registration symbol ®. Registration is what gives your mark protection under trademark law.
The Circle R can only be used by businesses that have formally registered their trademark with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
A Trademark Search Report is necessary when registering for a new trademark. This article lists the three steps you should follow when making this report.
In this article, we’ll go over class 36 trademark services. This category includes brands connected to a wide variety of insurance and financial services.
Class 45 protects individuals and businesses that perform personal, social, or security-related services, such as law firms and personal bodyguards.
This article covers trademark class 44, which protects services including healthcare, hygiene and beauty, and specific agricultural jobs such as gardening and animal breeding.
This trademark class has to do with the treatment or transformation of materials. This “treatment” usually involves chemical or mechanical processing, but it can also include transformation of organic products.