Trademark Litigation

Overview of Trademark Cancellation Proceeding

Dec 29th, 2017 | By
TTAB trademark lawyer

Attorney Steve® Trademark College – What happens when someone wants to challenge your trademark? Introduction This blog discusses trademark cancellation proceedings.  Say you have a federally registered trademark and then a company comes along (usually an alleged competitor) and demands through their intellectual property law firm that you cancel your trademark, and if not, they

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Go on the offensive by filing a declaratory Judgment action against a trademark or copyright bully

Dec 2nd, 2015 | By
trademark declaratory judgement lawsuit

How to stop a Trademark or Copyright Bully exceeding the scope of their trademarks, copyrights or service marks! WE ACCEPT FEDERAL COPYRIGHT & TRADEMARK CASES NATIONWIDE! Introduction There is probably nothing worse than trying to run and grow your business and then you receive the CEASE AND DESIST or TAKE DOWN LETTER from some company

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Sample response to USPTO “office action letter”

Oct 29th, 2015 | By
office action letter response

TRADEMARK TIPS – RESPONDING TOP THE TRADEMARK EXAMINER AT USPTO FOLLOWING REFUSAL TO REGISTER. To the Trademark Examiner and/or Commissioner for Trademarks: Application serial no. XXXXX (“Superstar Software Company”) has been amended as follows: ARGUMENT(S) In response to the substantive refusal(s), please note the following: Request to withdraw refusal as to trademark application #XXXXXXX  We respectfully

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Help, my AZ business is being threatened with trademark litigation

Nov 3rd, 2014 | By
AZ trademark litigation, USPTO, TTAB, UDRP

This blog discusses Arizona trademarks law under A.R.S. 44-1441.  What do you do when you have a state registered trademark but get sued for violating another companies federal trademark?  First thing you do is retain trademark counsel.  Does Arizona have a state trademark law? Yes.  If you plan to operate only in Arizona (which is probably

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Can you trademark your sports nickname?

Oct 19th, 2014 | By
federal trademark on nickname

Right of Publicity & Trademark Law Firm – We can help protect and enforce your IP Rights!   Introduction Here is an intellectual property question that comes up every now and again – CAN I GET A TRADEMARK ON MY SPORTS NICKNAME or on a famous sports phrase I heard on TV like “Tebowing” or

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