Two lawyers celebrating the growth of their trademark practice after taking the Trademarkabilities Masterclass

Top 10 Powerful Trademark Practice Development Tips – Part 1

Nearly every business needs a trademark and adding trademark law to your transactional law practice might be the right move for you. Developing a solo practice in any area of law is not for the faint at heart, but after years of working as a trademark attorney, over the next two weeks, I’m going to share with you my best …

OSU trademark receives federal trademark registration for THE for clothing

OSU Trademark “THE”: Is there Value?

The Ohio State University (OSU) has been granted what many in our profession believe to be a silly, unenforceable trademark, having received a federal trademark registration for the word “THE” for various clothing items in the field of sports and college athletics. U.S. Registration Number 6763118 was issued to OSU on June 21, 2022. Does this mean that OSU can …

USPTO Sanctions Over 30 Low-Cost DIY Trademark Filing Websites

USPTO Sanctions Over 30 Low-Cost DIY Trademark Filing Websites On January 25, 2022, the USPTO issued sanctions against Abtach Ltd., 360 Digital Marketing LLC, and Retrocube LLC all believed to be operating out of Pakistan (“Respondents”). These entities were operating under thirty different trade names to file trademark applications for consumers, including Trademark Terminal, Trademark Regal, and US Trademark Solutions, …