The hidden complexity of trademarks

Registered Trademark

Trademarks may look simple, but they are not. Trademarks are a “use it or lose it” form of IP, and there are a lot of “gotchas” that can trip up the unwary.

Trade Dress IP

Trade dress is a trademark type of IP covering the artistic context in which products or services, including digital services (websites), are … Read more

Trademark specimens

Trademark “specimens” are required to prove “use in commerce”. Some website screenshots can work, but the recent In Re: Siny ruling shows that … Read more

Nice Trademark Classes

Swimmer

Welcome to the International Nice Trademark Class system, where we attempt to fit all types of goods and services into only 45 … Read more