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Problems with trademarks of other companies

Problems with trademarks of other companies

In Famous Marks    -  updated on 11/11/2009
Hi,

I've got a question regarding the usage of trademarks of other firms. If I use e.g. the name "Coca Cola" to advertise for my own restaurant ("We only use Coca Cola in our restaurant"), must I mark the name Coca Cola with the registred-symbol? And if I have to mark it like that, what is the reason therefor? Is there a ? in the law or is it case law?

Or is it basically illegal to use other tradem...
Trademark Problems

Trademark Problems

In Trademark Disputes    -  updated on 11/11/2009
Hello, I just found this forum and very glad that I did.  I have a serious problem that I have been dealing with.  I have a registered trademark that is gaining in recognition, however, I also have a very important customer that continues to misuse my trademark.  Before creating a sticky situation by bringing in a lawyer, maybe by getting some feed back on this I will gain some new ammunition to shoot at them.  I have tried being nice about it and I've been a real ________...
Could this cause legal problems?

Could this cause legal problems?

In Can I Trademark it?    -  updated on 4/6/2010
We are in the process of registering a trade mark, "drastics" for our motorcycle parts business. However "Huffy Corp" owns "drastic" which is classified under bicycle parts; vehicles. Could this become a legal issue down the road?
potential similarity or infringement problems

potential similarity or infringement problems

In Can I Trademark it?    -  updated on 6/13/2010
we have a contemporary christian band/music group called "Allegiance". After searching, we dont find any bands currently using that name for the christian market or secular since 2008. None in the christian sector. The only band that has a trademark even close to ours is a heavy metal rock band called "Fierce Allegiance" performing for heavy metal/rock fans. We perform for christian audeinces at churches. What are the chances of our name being too similar or of having problems with confusion ...
health problems

health problems

In Service Marks    -  updated on 1/5/2012
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stomach problems

stomach problems

In Branding    -  updated on 2/15/2015
problems with intestine, colitis, gastritis, etc
I want to know if my logo can cause infringement problems.

I want to know if my logo can cause infringement problems.

In Branding    -  updated on 2/29/2016
Someone recently developed a logo for my travel agency. I have since seen another travel company's logo that has a very similar sketched circle around their name and image. I am concerned that even though I have a different image and name, the similarity of the circle portion of the image could be a problem. Is there anyway I could put them side by side and someone tell me if it is a potential issue?