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Legal Services Offered by Our On-Demand Duluth Trademark Attorneys
Our experienced Duluth trademark attorneys & lawyers represent individuals and businesses with everything they need to secure and protect their trademarks. Our attorneys can help individuals with everything from trademark clearance searches to determine whether the desired mark is available for adoption, use, and registration. By reviewing the search reports thoroughly, they can conclusively determine the extent to which a mark is already being used and the potential success of filing a trademark.
Trademark licensing can be complex, but our trademark attorneys have experience drafting agreements on behalf of both licensees and trademark owners - thus allowing you to capitalize on your valuable intellectual property. Our Duluth trademark attorneys can also draft and file your trademark with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), including Intent to Use and Use in Commerce applications.
Our attorneys can also help protect your trademark around the globe by assisting clients with filing trademark applications under the Madrid Protocol, which allows trademark holders to obtain protection in multiple countries by filing a single application.
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What are Trademark Classes?
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has organized products and services according to specific categories or classes. Anyone wishing to register a trademark must do so under the appropriate class. In some cases, you will need to register your trademark in more than one class to cover a single product or service. USPTO classes help keep track of and differentiate between the thousands of new trademarks registered each year. Additional fees are required for each registered class.
There are 45 trademark classes, which are also referred to as Nice Classification (NCL) after the city in France where the first classes were negotiated in 1957. All products and services registered by the USPTO are categorized into one of these classes. Keep in mind, however, that th
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Trademark Class 25: What Is It?
Trademark Class 25 includes most types of clothing, footwear, and headgear. Class 25 is one of the 45 international classes that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) uses. Each of the USPTO's 45 classes designates a specific category of goods or services.
Why Are Trademark Classes Important?
Trademarks apply to:
- Business names
- Other commercial designations
When you register a trademark, you gain exclusive rights to use the mark on commercial products and services.
Most trademarks don't grant exclusive rights to using the mark on every po
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Service Mark Registration Overview
Service mark and trademarks are different. A service mark is used for a business that provides services. A trademark is used for a business that provides products. They can both be called marks. Restaurants use service marks because food is a service. Many businesses choose to use both marks.
Service marks can be many things. Common service marks include:
- A business name
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What is a Trademark vs. a Brand?
While your brand represents your reputation and business in the public eye, a trademark legally protects those aspects of your brand that are unique and specific to your company. It is a mistake to use the terms "trademark" and "brand" interchangeably, as they have very important differences. When considering the two, remember the "all-but-not-all" rule. All trademarks are brands, while not all brands are trademarks.
In its simplest form, your brand is your image. It is what the public sees and thinks about your company. A trademark is a specific aspect of your brand which has legal protection as it is a unique identifier for you.