Jun29th

2015

June 29, 2015 @ 07:00:00
Trademark Factory® Cartoon: Confusing Marks
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Another common reason why trademark applications get rejected is that your trademark is confusingly similar to another previously registered or applied for trademark.

While the concept is not as hard to understand as “”clearly descriptive””, we created this cartoon to explain what confusing marks are and what to do about it.

Categories:Intellectual Property:TMF CartoonsTrademarks

Jun22th

2015

June 22, 2015 @ 07:00:00
Trademark Factory® Cartoon: \"Clearly Descriptive\" Trademarks
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One of the most common reasons why trademark applications get rejected is that the Trademarks Office considers your trademark to be “”clearly descriptive.””

I wanted to make sure that business owners could understand what this means without unnecessary legalese, so I created this cartoon.

Watch it and find out what a descriptive trademark is and what to do about it.

Categories:Intellectual Property:TMF CartoonsTrademarks

Jun15th

2015

June 15, 2015 @ 07:00:00
Trademark Factory® Cartoon: Trademark Examination Stage
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After you file your trademark application, it just sits in the Trademarks Office for several months awaiting a trademark examiner to look at it.

Watch this cartoon and find out what happens when that moment comes and your trademark application reaches examination stage.

Categories:Intellectual Property:TMF CartoonsTrademarks

Jun08th

2015

June 8, 2015 @ 07:00:00
Trademark Factory® Cartoon: Claiming Color as a Feature of a Trademark
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Let’s say you use a colorful logo for your brand.

Let’s say you want to trademark that logo.

One of the things you will need to decide on is whether to claim color as a feature of your trademark.

If this sounds confusing and complicated—don’t worry. That’s why we created the cartoon below. Watch it and find out.

Categories:Intellectual Property:TMF CartoonsTrademarks

Jun01th

2015

June 1, 2015 @ 07:00:00
Trademark Factory® Cartoon: Combined Trademarks - File Separately or Together?
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So you now have a great logo and a tagline, and you’re trying to decide if it’s a good idea to combine the two in your trademark application.

Watch this cartoon and find out if it’s a good idea to file them together or separately.

Categories:Intellectual Property:TMF CartoonsTrademarks
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