Trademark


May 15, 2017

Oakland Raiders News: Major Trademark Developments

The Oakland Raiders may very well soon become the “Las Vegas Raiders,” per reports indicating that the California-based team applied to register trademarks associated with the new name through the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
May 15, 2017

U.S. Trademark Office Seeking Another Chance to Ban Disparaging Trademarks

We previously reported on the Washington Redskins’ challenge of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s (USPTO) cancellation of several Redskins trademarks.
May 15, 2017

Crossfit Wins Motion to Dismiss Two of Nike’s Trademark Claims

The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) granted Palm Beach Crossfit, Inc. d/b/a Crossfit CityPlaces’ motion to dismiss two of Nike’s four claims in a recent Opposition proceeding.
May 15, 2017

Can I protect my trademark internationally?

Your U.S. trademark registration protects your mark only in the United States. To gain international trademark protection, you must either (1) file applications directly in the countries or regions (e.g., the European Union) where you are using or intend to use the mark, or (2) file an international application under the Madrid Protocol, which simplifies the process when filing in multiple countries.