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Legal Services Offered by Our On-Demand Eugene Trademark Attorneys
Our experienced Eugene 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 Eugene 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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A state trademark allows a business to register its mark at the state level only, so long as the mark will only be used within one state. It does not provide the same level of protection as a federal trademark.
What Is a State Trademark?
Trademarks offer the owner protections against the unauthorized use of any symbol, words, phrases, or identifying elements of a business that are unique and specific to your brand identity. There are two ways to file for trademark protection in the United States. The most well-known of these is to register a federal trademark under the Lanham Act. This provides protection over a mark not just throughout the United States but across all its possessions and territories.
A state registration, on the other hand, provides protection for a mark within the borders of the state in which it's registered. Each state can vary in
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What is Trademark Clothing?
Trademark clothing is when the designer's name or fashion company is inextricably linked to the clothing itself. This includes having the trademark on the tag or emblazoned on the piece of clothing.
The process of trademarking clothing is complex. There are several steps to take when filing for a clothing trademark, and even more questions you'll have to ask yourself throughout the process.
Why is Trademarking Clothing Important?
Clothing lines and fashion designers need to protect their brands, names, slogans, and logos. They do this by obtaining valuable trademarks. Brand-name clothing and fashion is important because it denotes a level of quality to the customer.
Copyright is an intellectual property (IP) right recognized by U.S. law that protects original works of authorship, such as literary, dramatic, musical and other creative works. Copyright not only covers artistic products, such as novels, paintings, movies and songs, but also business-related works, like software code, architectural plans, website designs, training manuals and marketing reports.
Copyright does not protect facts, ideas, systems or methods of doing things, but it can protect the way such things are expressed in writing, through sound or visually.
Copyrights differ from trademarks, patents and li
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What Is a Trademark Specimen?
A trademark specimen is a sample of how the company and the trademark holder use the mark. The United States Patent and Trademark Office accepts different formats into evidence. In the case of products, specimens can be labels and packaging, a logo displayed on the product itself, etc. In the case of services, brochures, fliers, and advertisements can be submitted as trademark specimens.
The main purpose of submitting a trademark specimen is to prove that the logo or trademark is associated with the product or service. Specimens have to be submitted to and registered with the Principal Register of the United States Trademark Office to show how the mark connects to the service or product.
Why Is a Trademark Specimen Important?
A trademark specimen must be submitted to th
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What Does Trademarking Goods and Services Involve?
To protect the intellectual property of your brand in relation to the goods and services you provide, it is important to obtain a trademark or service mark. Trademarking your brand in association with your goods and services gives you exclusive rights to the use of your name and logo in conjunction with these goods and services. This can include words, names, symbols, and designs or a combination of these things that identify your brand.
Obtaining a trademark is relatively simple with a few critical steps:
- Select your trademark or service mark: Create your brand name and image. Your mark should be able to be registered and protected. It should be specific and unique enough to identify the source of the goods and services. It should also be distinguishable from the marks of other providers of si