Per the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), Trademarks are “words, phrases, symbols, designs or a combination thereof, which identify and distinguish the source of goods of one party from those of others.” Similarly, service marks are the same as trademarks, “expect that they identify and distinguish the source of a service rather than goods.” Most importantly, federal registration of trademarks and service marks serve as a means to enhance and protect the rights of those who own and create them.
- Packaging (Trade Dress)
Trademarks also operate as important tools with respect to both the establishment and protection of a brand. For that reason, it is imperative to properly register your logo, symbol or other mark in order to protect the legal rights to your brand. Properly filing a trademark application at the USPTO starts a legal proceeding that may be complex and will require full compliance with all requirements of the trademark statute and rules. Most applicants utilize the services of a knowledgeable attorney to represent them in the application and process. The Justice Attorney Group can assist you with the steps you need to protect your brand including:
- Full U.S. and international searches to ensure availability of the Trademark
- Registration of the Trademark with the USPTO
Our firm can navigate the application process and provide the optimal protection of your trademark rights. We can save you from future costly legal problems by conducting comprehensive searches of international, federal, and state registrations before the application is filed. These comprehensive searches are especially important because other trademark owners may have stronger protected legal rights in trademarks which are similar to yours and by identifying them from the outset, we help our clients avoid potentially substantial economic harm in the future.
If you need assistance obtaining Trademark rights for your brand, logo, name or catchphrase, please contact the Justice Attorney Group online, or by phone at (877)205-8784 , to arrange your free consultation.