Trademark Opposition Attorney

January 31st, 2011

A trademark opposition attorney with experience in front of the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) can help you when you wish to oppose a pending trademark application filed with the United States Patent Trademark Office (USPTO) or when a Notice of Opposition has been filed against your trademark application.  A trademark opposition is typically filed when a trademark owner believes she has prior rights and that a pending trademark application, for example, infringes her trademark or is generic or descriptive so as to not qualify for protection.  One who wishes to file a trademark opposition must understand that only a 30-day window exists during what is known as the Opposition Period.  While extensions may be sought during this Opposition Period, knowing how to properly monitor third party trademark applications is essential.

If you have been named in a Notice of Opposition or you wish to file a Notice of Opposition as plaintiff, you should seek counsel from a trademark opposition attorney.

A Trademark Opposition Attorney Can Help You Get Through the Trademark Registration Process

May 8th, 2012

The first thing you have to ask yourself is what is a trademark opposition? When you are going through the trademark registration process and you file your application for registration of your name or your brand as a trademark, you will wind your way through that long process, you may get an office action from the examining attorney telling you that there are various problems with your trademark registration. With a competent trademark registration attorney, you can typically overcome those challenges by the examining attorney. Continue reading A Trademark Opposition Attorney Can Help You Get Through the Trademark Registration Process »

Trademark Opposition – A Time Sensitive Matter

February 1st, 2011

Once a trademark application is published for opposition in the Official Gazette for Trademarks, an opposer must comply with certain deadlines or risk missing the opportunity to file a Notice of Opposition.

The most important deadline is the requirement to file a Notice of Opposition within the 30-day Opposition Period.  However, you may choose to request an extension of time to oppose a trademark application.  You have the following options, all of which must be done during the 30-day Opposition Period: Continue reading Trademark Opposition – A Time Sensitive Matter »

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