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What to do about a Cease and Desist Letter

What to do about a Cease and Desist Letter

It arrives in an unassuming envelope, usually with the return address of an unknown attorney’s office. It may come by certified mail, look like junk mail, or come across as something you barely notice at all. Opening this letter and reading the contents may send your...

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Can I file my own Trademark Application?

Can I file my own Trademark Application?

Since the practice of modern trademark law began in the U.S. in the early 19th century, the industry has seen a variety of changes and evolutionary advancements. Most significant of these in the last 15 years has been the proliferation of the Internet and its...

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Beware the Fake Invoices

Beware the Fake Invoices

As the registered owner of a trademark, you may have already received an official-looking letter from an organization you don’t recognize but who presents themselves as a government agency. This letter discusses your registered trademarks and suggests that additional...

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U.S. Patent & Trademark Office 2020 Fees

U.S. Patent & Trademark Office 2020 Fees

The U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (PTO) has announced that it will increase fees up to $75 per class in 2020. This will result in higher fees for organizations filing for trademark registration.  How does this affect my business? For every registration filed, the...

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