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Legal Services Offered by Our On-Demand Providence Trademark Attorneys
Our experienced Providence 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 Providence 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 Is Trade Dress Infringement?
Trade dress infringement occurs when one company uses trade dress similar enough to another's to cause a "likelihood of confusion" in an ordinary buyer's mind. The legal term "trade dress" refers to the general appearance of a product or its packaging that reveals its source to customers. Think of McDonald's Happy Meal boxes, for example. Companies who provide services can also have trade dress in the atmosphere or decor in which those services are provided. Picture the high ceilings and Grecian columns of The Cheesecake Factory restaurants, for instance.
While a trademark is a word, trade dress is a visual impression. Just like trademarks and patents, companies ca
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What Does It Mean To Trademark a Phrase?
A trademark helps make your product or service distinct from others. You can trademark a word, phrase, symbol, or a combination of these. When you trademark a phrase, you protect the words that represent your product or service.
Trademarking a phrase prevents someone else from using it for a product or service that could be mistaken for yours. That means a trademark can only be enforced in the business class where it is registered. By legally registering your trademark, you can you can protect it from infringement.
In the United States, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) manages trademark registration. You can trademark a phrase at the local level by applying at your
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What is Intellectual Property Business?
Intellectual property is a means by which you own your business identity, technology, works of authorship, logo, slogans, trade dress, and any other practical expression of the ideas that drive your business forward.
Intellectual property is vital to all levels of your business. From your initial business plan to trademarks, patents, and copyright, having the right representation and knowledge to protect those things that make your business unique is essential to your success.
What Is the Intellectual Property-Business Connection?
Everything important about your business aside from the actual people that run it, is somehow tied up in intellectual property. You could say that your business is the sum total of all of the intellectual property that form and relate to your concepts, practices, goods, and services.
One important aspect of intellectual property is that it must have commercial val
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What Are Trademark Requirements?
Trademark requirements include details such as contact information and product description information that you must provide when you apply for a trademark. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) reviews trademark applications. This agency uses information you provide on a trademark application to decide whether to grant you a federally registered trademark for your invention or product.
To get a trademark, you need to meet the following six requirements:
Provide your name and address as owner of the trademark.
State the entity type (individual or corporation) and your national citizenship.
Demonstrate actual use or a real intent to use the trademark in commerce.
Give a detailed description of the product being trademarked.
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A Guide to Federal Trademarks and How to Obtain one
Learn more about a federal trademark, who it's for, the requirements, and process for obtaining a trademark online.
What is a Trademark?
A federal trademark is a symbol, word, or words legally registered or established by use as representing a company or product within the United States.