If you sell hemp or cannabidiol (CBD) products, then you already know that the law is rapidly changing. The Trademark Office is currently working to keep up with these changes. If you have recently filed or want to file a trademark application for hemp or CBD trademarks, be prepared for delays. There are also a … Read moreCBD Trademarks and Hemp Trademarks Face Delays
Trademark assignment is the process by which one party transfers its trademark rights to another party. The assignment is a contract, which can cover a few different items. It may be an assignment of common law trademark rights. There may also be a federal trademark registration involved, as well. You can even assign a trademark … Read moreCan I Assign a Trademark Application?
If you have filed your U.S. trademark application through the Trademark Office at USPTO.gov, then you will obviously want to check your trademark status from time to time. If you provided your email address at the time you filed, then you should be notified of any updates. However, most people will want to be able … Read moreChecking Your Trademark Status at the USPTO
The last few weeks I have had several conversations with prospective clients that have made a major mistake. When conducting their own common law or knockout searches, they found potentially conflicting trademarks. But instead of consulting with an attorney, they then contacted the trademark owner directly. There are various reasons why you might be tempted to … Read moreShould I Ever Call a Trademark Owner?