What is the Trademark Supplemental Register?

What Is the Trademark Supplemental Register? If you are reading this, you likely have an office action rejecting your trademark under Section 2(e) of the Trademark Act for being merely descriptive or geographically descriptive. Or, you have a distinctiveness rejection for a shape, color, or trade dress mark. One possible way around the rejection is [...]

What is a Trademark? – EsquireTrademarks.com – Online Trademark Guide

What is a Trademark? Can Anything Be a Trademark? A trademark is a brand identifier. A trademark can be practically anything that is capable of identifying a source of goods. For example, a trademark can be a word, logo or graphic design, a slogan. A trademark can even be a sound, a [...]

How to Respond to Trademark Office Action – Prior-Filed Application Rejection

How to Respond to Trademark Office Action – Prior-Filed Application Rejection A Prior-Filed Application notice means that another pending trademark application is blocking yours.  Someone else filed an application before your application date, and the earlier application is similar enough to yours to be a grounds for rejection.  Trademark [...]

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