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Got a Notice of Allowance on your Trademark Application?  Great!   But Now What?

Posted by Dragan Dan Ivetić | May 23, 2024 | 0 Comments

Now What? Obtaining a trademark is crucial for any business owner or entrepreneur who wants to safeguard their brand. However, the process can be daunting for business owners who decide to go it alone without the benefit of an attorney leading the process.  Receiving a Notice of Allowance from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is a key milestone in this process. In this blog article, we'll discuss what a Notice of Allowance entails and guide you through the necessary steps to safeguard your trademark after receiving that notice.  Hopefully, this information will help alleviate some of the stress and confusion revolving around intent-to-use trademark applications.

Trademark Wars: Federal vs. State Registration Explained

Posted by Dragan Dan Ivetić | Apr 14, 2024 | 0 Comments

Trademark Wars: Federal vs. State Registration Explained Did you know that you have a choice between State and Federal trademark registration? Which is better for your particular business? What are the costs of each? As a business owner, navigating the multifaceted world of trademarks can often seem like engaging in a complex strategic game, one that requires savvy decision-making to protect your brand effectively. Understanding the difference between state and federal trademark registration is critical for creators, startups, and small business owners alike. But why choose one over the other, and what are the implications of your choice? This blog post will unpack the distinctions between state and federal trademark registrations, articulate their respective benefits, and provide insight into which might be the best choice for protecting your creative or commercial endeavors. It will also highlight the potential impacts on your brand's security, and the legal ramifications of each option.

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