Recently Asked Questions - Trademark Disputes

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Use of trademarked words or phrases

Use of trademarked words or phrases

In Trademark Disputes    -  updated on 2/14/2020
I would like to know if I can use a word that is not trademarked as an individual word but as a part of phrase or title for the business or magazine for my title in self publishing book? Example; If I want to use a word "motorcycle" in my title and it's not trademarked like an individual word but a part of some name like "motorcycle club" can I use a word motorcycle anyway even I don't want to use word club in it? Is IC 016 code referred to paperback books so, should I stay away from using...
It is eligible to claim the violation of trademark or not?

It is eligible to claim the violation of trademark or not?

In Trademark Disputes    -  updated on 7/24/2018
Hello and thank you for reading this. I have a situation where an Italian company claimed that I've violated their rules of registration trademark via Instagram and I mean that we use the same Brand name, different logos, different services but his brand is trademarked only in Italy and I am from a different country, unregistered, untrademarked. The question is if he is eligible to claim me as trademark infringement as long as I am from another country and his brand is trademarked only in h...
Trademark clothing

Trademark clothing

In Trademark Disputes    -  updated on 2/12/2018
I am trying to establish a trademark for a clothing brand and there are other trademarks for the same name and purpose but by multiple people. How do I trademark the same way these multiple people have without getting into legal disputes? Other trademarks http://tess2.uspto.gov/bin/showfield?f=doc&state=4806:hp5l51.2.67 http://tess2.uspto.gov/bin/showfield?f=doc&state=4806:hp5l51.2.200
can someone sue me for using a geographical name they use in their trademark

can someone sue me for using a geographical name they use in their trademark

In Trademark Disputes    -  updated on 5/8/2017
I registered "Just A Kid from the Lower East Side" as a trademark on March 7, 2017. Someone is threatening to stop the trademark from going forward because they use the name Lower East Side on their apparel and hats. Can my trademark be stopped because of this persons trademark name of the Lower East Side. I am using mine in a slogan and I know others who also use the Lower East Side on their apparel. My USPTO number is 87362500
I was recently contacted by halo international saying they own the trademark for "sleep sack" when used with baby bedding. I have tried to search to see if this is accurate but cannot find a record.

I was recently contacted by halo international saying they own the trademark for "sleep sack" when used with baby bedding. I have tried to search to see if this is accurate but cannot find a record.

In Trademark Disputes    -  updated on 5/5/2017
Please let me know how I can find accurate proof that halo owns the trademark for "sleep sack" when used for baby bedding.
cancel trademark

cancel trademark

In Trademark Disputes    -  updated on 7/16/2016
How do I cancel a registered trademark?
I received a copyright infringment noitce. I looked up

I received a copyright infringment noitce. I looked up

In Trademark Disputes    -  updated on 11/17/2015
I looked up the copyright and its pending. Can I get my items pulled that are the same style but different wording & fonts?
Trade Mark

Trade Mark

In Trademark Disputes    -  updated on 9/4/2015
I own a food truck called Heavy Metal Grillers. I was contacted today by the owner of Heavy Metal Grill that he has a trade mark on his name and I must change my name. We are very similiar in food and names of menu items. Do I need to change my name?
sobre pago en mercancia de la Faja extreme power belt

sobre pago en mercancia de la Faja extreme power belt

In Trademark Disputes    -  updated on 8/17/2015
Misituacion es que uno de sus vendedores Juan Carlos me llamo referente a la faja de extreme power belt indico cuando yo le pregunte si era de PR que si y le pregunte si eran del programa local de PR que mercadeaban la faja indico que si; todo el falso y me indico que el precio era $250.00 y me la estaba dando en promocion en 169.00 la fja yo llame al programa local de Pr no esta a ese precio es mucho menor la misma mitad y incluyen la crema reductora ;tedes no lo representan a ellos, que est...
Trademark Infringement - abuse or real claim ?

Trademark Infringement - abuse or real claim ?

In Trademark Disputes    -  updated on 5/21/2015
Hi all .. I have been threatened with a UDRP . Example of situation : My Domain : building-houses.com Registered Trademark : buildingyourhouses (one word only) Am I infringing on this guy's trademark ? yes or no ? I know I should contact a lawyer, and I will do that but, I had to ask everybody .. The rules of the trademarks don't seem very clear to me at this point ... help?!?