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Trademark Specimen Requirements

  April 20, 2023   |   By: Farzad Panjshiri   Trademark Specimen Requirements This blog post explains the general requirements for specimens for trademark and service mark applications. There are numerous exceptions to these general specimen rules depending upon the type of the mark, the respective goods and services of the application, and particular industry standards… Continue reading Trademark Specimen Requirements

The International Registration of the Madrid System (WIPO)

By: Farzad A. Panjshiri  [1/30/23] My previous blog post, “What are the Types of Trademarks,” explained the distinction between Trademarks, Service Marks, State Marks, Federal Marks, and Common Law Marks, which are common types of protection for marks in the United States. This blog post concentrates on protecting marks outside of the United States, such… Continue reading The International Registration of the Madrid System (WIPO)

What are the Types of Trademarks

By: Farzad A. Panjshiri  [10/12/22] Most people think of a “trademark” as a word or a logo. But, what is a “trademark?” can be a surprisingly complicated question and by far supersedes most people’s imagination.  Trademark and Service Mark • To begin, a “mark” can actually be a trademark or a service mark. There is a difference.… Continue reading What are the Types of Trademarks

Electronic Trademark Registration Certificates

By: Farzad A. Panjshiri  [7/20/22] The United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) started issuing electronic trademark registration certificates on May 24, 2022, approximately two weeks earlier than initially planned. The USPTO blamed the accelerated issuance on a “paper vendor disruption,” however one wants to interpret that. Instead of the USPTO issuing a formal paper… Continue reading Electronic Trademark Registration Certificates

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As part of our effort to recruit, develop and retail the best and brightest attorneys, Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig offers a summer intern program for promising law school students who are looking to work as part of an innovative and incredibly successful team. With a global team of lawyers, selected candidates are able to work on high level projects in a collaborative space.

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