How long do registered trademarks last?
Common Law Trademarks & How Long Do They Last? These trademark rights will last as long as the mark is in use in commerce, and therefore can potentially be perpetual. There are well-known marks, such as Coca-Cola, which is one hundred and twenty-nine years old. What is the term of a U.S....Continue Reading
What do trademark rights do for me?
Why Trademark Rights? Intellectual property right trademarks. A valid trademark, is a form of intellectual property right that gives the owner the right to prevent others from subsequent use of a confusingly similar mark for goods or services that are closely related to the goods or services sold using the mark. Three critical trademark...Continue Reading
An Overview Of The Trademark Application and Maintenance Process
Search And Clear The Trademark Before we file for trademark protection we’ll need to make sure your mark can be registered. That means searching for others who may have already registered a similar mark and assessing whether your mark meets the other requirements for registration with the United States Patent...Continue Reading
International Trademark Applications
The Madrid Protocol is a treaty that allows a trademark owner to register a trademark in any of its member countries by filing a single trademark application, called an “international application.” The United States is one of more than 80 countries that are members of the Madrid Protocol. The international...Continue Reading