Attorney Riddle Explains Benefits of Trademark Registration

Attorney Riddle, with Esquiretrademarks.com, explains the benefits of trademark registration and why you should consider registering your mark.

“I must discuss this at least three times week with trademark clients.  In addition to providing a general sense of security, there are numerous benefits of trademark registration that will help protect your brand and business.”

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Benefits of trademark registration

 

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SugarHouse Casino Files Trademark Application

PHILLY LOVES A WINNER Trademark Application Filed by SugarHouse HSP Gaming, L.P., to register the phrase for use in Casino Services.

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Attorney Riddle Discusses Trademark Disclaimers

Trademark Attorney Riddle, with Esquiretrademarks.com, wrote an educational article explaining Trademark Disclaimers. 

What is a Trademark Disclaimer?

A trademark disclaimer is a written statement that “disclaims” “exclusive rights” to “unregisterable content” in a “trademark registration”.

A Disclaimer Only Limits Rights Conveyed by the Trademark Registration – Common Law Trademark Rights Are Unaffected.

For more, visit Trademark Disclaimer

 

 

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Trademark Application Filed for LOVE PARK

The City of Philadelphia applied to register LOVE Park as a trademark for tourism and recreational purposes soon after its major renovations. Click here for additional information.

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What We Do:

  • Our trademark attorney prepares and files trademark applications for clients throughout the United States and abroad.
  • We prosecute and defend trademark infringement and unfair competition actions in the Federal Courts throughout the United States and abroad.
  • We also prosecute trademark office actions and appeals before the United States Trademark Office.
  • We draw on our experience as trademark litigators to guide you through the trademark process.
  • We support businesses, law firms, and individuals by providing specialized legal services in intellectual property matters.
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Attorney Riddle Explains Trademark Application Process

Trademark Attorney Riddle, with Esquiretrademarks.com, guides you through the seemingly complicated trademark application process with a detailed timeline.

The Trademark Process – Trademark Application Process and Timeline

Before the application is prepared and filed, we interview and consult with you.  We discuss the various options, risks, and benefits that are presented with your trademark situation.  We provide  you with guidance and feedback regarding your trademark.  We endeavor to provide you with a full and clear picture of what you can expect in the trademark process.

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For more, visit The Trademark Process 

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Attorney Riddle Answers “What is the Trademark Supplemental Register?”

Attorney Riddle, with EsquireTrademarks.com, is here to help you understand the inevitable Supplemental Register Questions. 

What is the Trademark Supplemental Register? 

There are two registers at the United States Trademark Office: The Principal Register and the Supplemental register.   The Supplemental Register is a secondary register, which allows for the registration of marks that are not capable of functioning as trademarks (standing alone), but may in the future (after years of use and public recognition) achieve trademark status.

Did you know?

PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese is an example of a Supplemental Register mark on the Principal Register!

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Attorney Riddle Answers “How to Respond to Trademark Office Action”

Trademark Attorney Riddle, with EsquireTrademarks.com, explains Trademark Office Action Prior-Filed Application Rejection.

How to Respond to Trademark Office Action

A Prior-Filed Application notice means that another pending trademark application is blocking yours.  Someone else filed an application before your application date, and the earlier application is similar enough to yours to be a grounds for rejection.

For more, visit How to Respond to Trademark Office Action

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Court Awards Favorable Order Granting Jurisdictional Discovery in a Trademark eCommerce Matter

Attorney Riddle wins legal argument to obtain jurisdictional discovery in response to a motion to dismiss. Attorney Riddle filed a Complaint for Declaratory Judgement in Federal Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania relating to a trademark matter.  The defendant filed a motion to dismiss relating to jurisdiction, and Attorney Riddle successfully argued to have the motion denied without prejudice. The U.S. District Court granted plaintiff the leave to conduct discovery relating to jurisdiction.

Court order available here.

 

The defendant filed a motion to dismiss relating to jurisdiction, and Attorney Riddle successfully argued to have the motion denied without prejudice. The U.S. District Court granted plaintiff the leave to conduct discovery relating to jurisdiction.

 

What We Do:

  • Our trademark attorney prepares and files trademark applications for clients throughout the United States and abroad.
  • We prosecute and defend trademark infringement and unfair competition actions in the Federal Courts throughout the United States and abroad.
  • We also prosecute trademark office actions and appeals before the United States Trademark Office.
  • We draw on our experience as trademark litigators to guide you through the trademark process.
  • We support businesses, law firms, and individuals by providing specialized legal services in intellectual property matters.
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Trademark Application Granted for The Lancaster Food Co.

Trademark Application Granted for The Lancaster Food Co.

What We Do:

  • Charles Riddle is a licensed attorney, registered U.S. Patent Attorney, and a litigator.
  • Our trademark attorney works on the application of patents, trademarks, and copyrights in the United States and abroad.
  • Attorney Riddle prosecutes and defends patent, trademark, and copyright litigations in the federal courts.
  • Attorney Riddle undertakes Internet domain name disputes and prosecutes international trademark applications before the World Intellectual Property Organization.
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Attorney Wins UDRP Proceeding – Domain Name is Transferred to the Trademark Owner

 

Trademark Attorney Charles L. Riddle wins UDRP proceeding, and the domain name has been successfully transferred to the Brand Owner.

The Uniform Domain-Name Dispute-Resolution Policy (UDRP) resolves disputes regarding the registration of Internet domain names. This legal process allows domain names to be quickly transferred to the rightful trademark owner. UDRP decisions are followed by all domain registrars, such as GoDaddy, 1 & 1, and Amazon.  For more information on UDRP, visit http://www.wipo.int/amc/en/domains/

Cybersquatting

Domain Name Theft Proceeding

A client of Attorney Riddle, based in the Cayman Islands, had one of its service marks registered as a domain name by an unauthorized user. The unauthorized holder of the domain name was believed to be located in India. Attorney Riddle initiated a UDRP proceeding to have the domain name transferred transferred to its client.

The UDRP decision was favorable and the requested transfer was awarded to the client.

Here is a link to the recent decision awarding the transfer: http://www.wipo.int/amc/en/domains/search/text.jsp?case=D2016-2437

What We Do:

Counsel for RiddlePatentLaw.com and  EsquireTrademarks.com represents parties on both sides of UDRP proceedings. Counsel has litigated against large multinationals, representing clients from the United States and other countries.

Riddle Patent Law, LLC, has locations in the Philadelphia Pennsylvania Region, and works with legal associates to meet your needs worldwide. 

 

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