Recently Asked Questions - Trademark Registration

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Using trademarked English words on tshirts

Using trademarked English words on tshirts

In Trademark Registration    -  updated on 5/27/2017
When creating designs for tshirts, mugs and similar and writing copy for the sales pages of those items, I'm constantly running into English words that have standard character trademarked for the product category that I'm selling, even though I'm not using the words in any manner that would confuse a buyer about the brand. For example, the word Swatch has pending trademark application for many categories, including products like mugs and towels. If that trademark is approved, does that prohi...
Multiple trademarks or will one cover many?

Multiple trademarks or will one cover many?

In Trademark Registration    -  updated on 5/27/2017
Using the example of Nike's "Just Do It", if they had several variations like "Just Do It", "We Do it", "Always Do It", "They Do It" etc., would registering "Do It" cover all of those, or would the company have to register each phrase separately? I'm just using this as an example, so for the sake of my question I'm assuming that "Do It" is trademarkable even if it's not in the real world (the point being whether trademarking the portion of the phrases that they all have in common rather than ...
Trademark status

Trademark status

In Trademark Registration    -  updated on 7/22/2016
How do I get a current status of our trademark "Odin"? The mark registration number is 1,919,480. I am president/CEO of Integrated Financial Systems, Inc. 24 Washington Avenue, North Haven CT 06473. Phone: 203-234-8441. email dave@i-f-s.com
trademark renewal

trademark renewal

In Trademark Registration    -  updated on 6/20/2016
how much does it cost to renew a trademark
Trademark refusal

Trademark refusal

In Trademark Registration    -  updated on 1/25/2016
Hello, my trademark "wutchuupto" was just refused for Likelihood of Confusion with Whatshudoin mark. Both are apps for the smart phone. It states "This refusal is now made FINAL". Does this mean that even appeal would not be worth the money and time? How come Whatsapp was trademarked when there is also Whatsup and Whutup and there are so many similar names. Do big trademark law firms have a bigger clout over the USPTO?
clothing line

clothing line

In Trademark Registration    -  updated on 10/7/2015
I have a clothing brand that i started and have it trademarked statewide, what do i need to do to trademark it nationwide and what is the cost ?
Trademark name and slogan

Trademark name and slogan

In Trademark Registration    -  updated on 10/5/2015
AM I able to trademark a name that will also be a slogan?
number of trademarks

number of trademarks

In Trademark Registration    -  updated on 9/26/2015
I have more than one trademark to register, can I submit on one application? two different names to be used separately.
Registering an App

Registering an App

In Trademark Registration    -  updated on 9/17/2015
Do I need a trademark, patent, domain, logo, or inc. to register an app?
trademark name class

trademark name class

In Trademark Registration    -  updated on 8/14/2015
I am trying to find out what class category I fall into if I'm trying to trademark a name for my small business