Guide to Registering Trademarks

Guide to Registering Trademarks

by Bazerman, Jason M. Drangel
     
 

ISBN-10: 1567066836

ISBN-13: 9781567066838

Pub. Date: 12/28/1998

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory

You can minimize your research time and prepare trademark forms with confidence when you use the Guide to Registering Trademarks as your on-the-spot guide. This carefully constructed loose-leaf offers more than 200 practice-tested ready-to-use forms available in both hard copy and on CD-ROM.

Step-by-step instructions guide you through the process,

Overview

You can minimize your research time and prepare trademark forms with confidence when you use the Guide to Registering Trademarks as your on-the-spot guide. This carefully constructed loose-leaf offers more than 200 practice-tested ready-to-use forms available in both hard copy and on CD-ROM.

Step-by-step instructions guide you through the process, addressing both basic and unusual situations you may encounter along the way. The forms are organized by category:

• Client forms
• Searches and other pre-filing activities
• Applications for Registration
• Responses to office actions
• Section 8 and 15 affidavits
• Renewals and interparty proceedings.

The Guide to Registering Trademarks answers questions running from which form to use in recording an assignment to how to start a concurrent use proceeding. Keep it close at hand to make your trademark application process as painless as possible.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781567066838
Publisher:
Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory
Publication date:
12/28/1998
Pages:
1340
Product dimensions:
9.70(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.90(d)

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 THE ATTORNEY-CLIENT RELATIONSHIP IN TRADEMARK CASES

• §1.01 Trademark Representation
• §1.02 The Initial Meeting
• §1.03 Client Conflicts
• §1.04 The Retention Letter
• §1.05 Fees in Trademark Matters

Chapter 2 TRADEMARK CLEARANCE

• §2.01 Marks in Business and Law
• §2.02 What Can Be Registered as a Mark
• §2.03 The Importance of Trademark Clearance
• §2.04 Pre-Search Review of the Mark
• §2.05 Trademark Searches
• §2.06 Use of Trademark Symbols: TM, SM, and ®

Chapter 3 REGISTRABLE MARKS

• §3.01 Introduction
• §3.02 Types of Registrable Marks
• §3.03 Basis for Registration
• §3.04 The Trademark Registers
• §3.05 Composition of the Mark

Chapter 4 THE TRADEMARK APPLICATION

• §4.01 Applying for a Trademark Registration
• §4.02 The Written Application
• §4.03 The Drawing
• §4.04 Specimens, Documents, and Payment to Complete Filing Examples

Chapter 5 FILING AND COMMUNICATING WITH THE OFFICE

• §5.01 Contact Information for Filing Correspondence
• §5.02 Identification of the Communication
• §5.03 Signature Requirements
• §5.04 Delivery to U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
• §5.05 Payment of Fees
• §5.06 Postcards and Other Acknowledgments of Receipt
• §5.07 Maintenance of Patent Office Records
• §5.08 General Trademark Information

Chapter 6 POST-FILING ACTIVITIES

• §6.01 Post-Filing Activities by the Office
• §6.02 Post-Filing Activities by the Applicant
• §6.03 Post-Filing Activities by Third Parties

Chapter 7 THE EXAMINATION PROCESS

• §7.01 The Office Action
• §7.02 Period in Which to Respond
• §7.03 Forwarding of the Office Action to the Applicant
• §7.04 Applicant Initiated Interviews with an Examining Attorney
• §7.05 Applicant's Response
• §7.06 Examination After the First Office Action
• §7.07 Verification of Use in an Intent to Use Application
• §7.08 Division

Chapter 8 EXAMINING ATTORNEY'S REQUIREMENTS

• §8.01 The Nature of the Examining Attorney's Requirements
• §8.02 Insufficient Information to Examine the Application
• §8.03 Classification of Goods and Services
• §8.04 Identification of Applicant
• §8.05 Identification of Goods or Services
• §8.06 Use in Commerce
• §8.07 Section 44 Applications
• §8.08 Use of the Mark Was or Is by Other than Applicant
• §8.09 Mode or Manner in Which the Mark Is Applied
• §8.10 Acquired Distinctiveness
• §8.11 Significance in a Foreign Language or in the Trade
• §8.12 Name, Portrait, or Signature of an Actual Person
• §8.13 Disclaimers
• §8.14 Related Registrations
• §8.15 Appointment of a Domestic Representative
• §8.16 Appointment of Counsel
• §8.17 Verification
• §8.18 Signature
• §8.19 Amendment to Supplemental Register
• §8.20 Drawings
• §8.21 Specimens
• §8.22 Fees

Chapter 9 REFUSALS BY THE EXAMINING ATTORNEY

• §9.01 In General
• §9.02 Generic Name of the Goods or Services
• §9.03 Merely Descriptive
• §9.04 Geographically Descriptive
• §

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