Hockey fans have eagerly awaited the unveiling of the NHL’s newest team, which is set to begin playing in Las Vegas in the 2017-2018 season. Last month, it was announced that the new franchise will be called the Vegas Golden Knights, to mostly positive reviews from fans and commentators. The name is an homage to … Continue reading
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What Happens After My Application is Filed?
After your application is filed, you should receive an email from the USPTO confirming the submission. In a few business days, the USPTO will confirm the application has the necessary information to be considered. On average, it is then taking about two to three months for an application to ... Continue Reading
The First Amendment does not require the government to support disparaging speech, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) argued in its opening brief filed last week in the “Slants” trademark case currently pending before the Supreme Court. Lee v. Tam, No. 15-1293, Pet. Brief at 20 (Nov. 9, 2016). Background As we’ve previously … Continue reading