Monthly Archives: May 2013

Filing for International Trademark Protection using the Madrid Protocol

The Madrid System is an international trademark registration system governed by two international contracts: the Madrid Agreement and the Madrid Protocol. The World Intellectual Property Organization’s (WIPO’s) International Bureau is the department that administers the system. The Madrid System is … Continue reading

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Types of Patents

Our patent attorneys often receive questions on the distinctions between the different types of patents that are available. Patents of all types are granted for things that are useful, new, and non-obvious. Each type of patent gives the patent owner … Continue reading

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Trademark Specimen of Use Overview

Our trademark attorneys often get questions from clients regarding specimens of use. The specimen of use shows the Trademark Office how you are using your trademark in commerce. The specimen is not a drawing of your mark, but an actual … Continue reading

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