A revamped version of a post from 2018. IP Infringement Claim Response Have you received an email from the owner of a registered trademark telling you to remove your design? (Note: If the IP notice comes from the applicant for a new trademark, it’s probably best to respond with something like, “I see that your … Read more
Are you an Amazon or Etsy seller frustrated by trademark bullies and bogus IP infringement claims? Are you an entrepreneur or legal assistant looking for trademark Letter of Protest samples? I made this list for you!
Here are two lists of trademark applications to use for viewing trademark Letter of Protest samples. Each of these applications was refused for registration after somebody as smart as YOU submitted a trademark Letter of Protest
Here’s my collection of essential links for creatives. Learn the basics of IP in an afternoon and about the trademark Letter of Protest.
USPTO randomly audits registrations. Here are three takeaways to ensure your trademark passes.
Last week I went to a webinar on how to become a “mugpreneur” — it was great at casting vision and showing the possibilities of print on demand. What it lacked was a clear understanding of how IP law applies: Just because you coined a short expression to print on a T-shirt or coffee mug … Read more
Here’s the letter I sent explaining why it would be wrong for USPTO to charge a fee of any kind for filing a Letter of Protest.
Do you remove active hyperlinks from PDFs before you upload USPTO Letter of Protest evidence? You should! Here’s how to do it.
Here’s my copy of USPTO’s supplemental trademark examination guide: Examination Guide 2-17 Merely Informational Matter July 2017.
The Letter of Protest is an imperfect, much-maligned, yet incredibly useful procedure. Here’s proof that protests are key to valid trademark registrations.