On July 30, 2015, the United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) published an update to its 2014 Interim Guidance on Subject Matter Eligibility (2014 IEG) published on December 16, 2014.
We’ll soon see whether coffee truly goes hand in hand with closers, at least in one famous brand owner’s quest for registration of a non-verbal, non-traditional color trademark at the USPTO.
Nearly 6 weeks have passed since American Pharoah’s historic victory in the Belmont Stakes to become the first Triple Crown winner in 37 years.
On June 24, 2014, we discussed the decision of the United States Patent and Trademark Office that granted a petition for cancellation of six “REDSKINS” trademark registrations owned by the Washington Redskins NFL team.
Trust Tree Co-Founder and world-class stationary cyclist Randy Michels has written about searching the USPTO database to avoid conflict with a competitor’s trademarks, and why this may not be the best idea.