One of the questions we hear the most from current and prospective clients is whether they should be filing a federal trademark application to protect a certain trademark. This question is often followed up with the question of which trademarks should they protect. Identifying which trademarks are important to protect and where you will get

Firstly, we hope that everyone is staying safe and handling the present circumstances as well as possible. The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has taken steps to accommodate intellectual property owners affected by the coronavirus by extending certain patent and trademark-related deadlines. Below is a quick summary of those extended deadlines and the

If you ever forget what day it is, all you need to do is check out the Instagram account of Lebron James, and he can tell whether it’s “Taco Tuesday!!” On August 15, 2019, James took things a step further and filed a trademark application with the United States Patent and Trademark Office for the

Beginning August 3, 2019, all foreign-domiciled trademark applicants, registrants and parties to Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) proceedings must be represented by an attorney who is licensed to practice in the United States, according to the final rule recently issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).  This means that all new

Fuct, a L.A. based clothing brand will be infront of the U.S. Supreme later this month. In the past, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) has prohibited registration of marks that constitute immoral or scandalous matter, as well as marks that are disparaging. In 2017, the Supreme Court famously overturned the USPTO’s ban