Trademark Squatting. The Washington Redskins Confronts A Squatter

Trademark Squatting is a practice that can confront businesses with unexpected cost and hassles. Read about the Washington Redskins re-branding troubles.

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Trademarks: Trends for 2020 and the New Decade

A new year has started and we pinpoint three important trends in the trademark and intellectual protection world: Increased interest to protect intellectual property through registered trademarks. The last decade analysts saw a marked increase of trademark filings. Approximately, 7 million trademark applications were filed worldwide in 2016, which represent 16.4% more than in 2015, reaching a new high each following year. There are now almost three times as many trademark applications being filed around…

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New rule. Foreign US Trademark Applicants Must Be Represented By US Attorney

To maintain the accuracy and integrity of trademark registration, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has announced that foreign-domiciled trademark applicants and parties must hire a US licensed attorney to process the applications and represent them in all trademark matters. Additionally, these US licensed attorneys representing national and international applicants before USPTO must confirm that they are active members in good standing with their bar association and ready to provide their bar information.…

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