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Patent and Trademark Office. Seattle Trademark Lawyer Trademark law developments from Seattle and beyond. The USPTO largely ignores spacing and domain name extensions when evaluating likelihood of confusion. I'm a partner and Seattle intellectual property attorney at Atkins Intellectual Property, PLLC, where I focus my practice on issues involving the Lanham Act, including trademark infringement, unfair competition, trade dress infringement, trademark dilution, false designation of origin, counterfeiting, cybersquatting, trademark licensing, trademark applications, trademark registrations, the U. It also gives our trademark registration process more credibility.

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Apparently, it will decide whether and what action is warranted. One of my clients received a new type of office action from the U. Patent and Trademark Office. It was in response to a declaration of use filed under Section 8 of the Lanham Act to renew its registration for five more years. For those audited, this means more work.

Nonetheless, I like the idea. An audited registry better serves those who qualify for its benefits. It also gives our trademark registration process more credibility.

The Secretary of State quietly changed an important feature of Washington State trademark filings. Patent and Trademark Office practice, which requires applicants to specify the goods and services for which they seek expanded rights. I thought this change was strange, so I asked about it. After all, more seems better than less.

The uncertainty the new scheme introduces seems like a shame. Seattle Trademark Lawyer Trademark law developments from Seattle and beyond. Published By Michael Atkins. Quoted in the News. Page 1 2 3 4 5 Next 5 Entries.

I'm a partner and Seattle intellectual property attorney at Atkins Intellectual Property, PLLC, where I focus my practice on issues involving the Lanham Act, including trademark infringement, unfair competition, trade dress infringement, trademark dilution, false designation of origin, counterfeiting, cybersquatting, trademark licensing, trademark applications, trademark registrations, the U.

Thanks for checking out my blog. Apparently, it will decide whether and what action is warranted. One of my clients received a new type of office action from the U. Patent and Trademark Office. It was in response to a declaration of use filed under Section 8 of the Lanham Act to renew its registration for five more years. For those audited, this means more work.

Nonetheless, I like the idea. An audited registry better serves those who qualify for its benefits. It also gives our trademark registration process more credibility. The Secretary of State quietly changed an important feature of Washington State trademark filings. Patent and Trademark Office practice, which requires applicants to specify the goods and services for which they seek expanded rights. I thought this change was strange, so I asked about it.

After all, more seems better than less. The uncertainty the new scheme introduces seems like a shame. Seattle Trademark Lawyer Trademark law developments from Seattle and beyond. Published By Michael Atkins. Quoted in the News. Page 1 2 3 4 5 Next 5 Entries. I'm a partner and Seattle intellectual property attorney at Atkins Intellectual Property, PLLC, where I focus my practice on issues involving the Lanham Act, including trademark infringement, unfair competition, trade dress infringement, trademark dilution, false designation of origin, counterfeiting, cybersquatting, trademark licensing, trademark applications, trademark registrations, the U.

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