What is an extension of time to oppose?

What is an extension of time to oppose a trademark application? The US trademark legal system allows third parties to oppose the registration of a pending trademark application. When a trademark application is published for opposition, a window of time is given to the public to oppose a trademark application that has received preliminary approval […]

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Where can I find an attorney fee schedule for litigating a TTAB trademark opposition or cancellation?

Innovation Capital Law Group publishes flat rate attorney’s fees for IP matters, including a fee schedule of attorney’s fees and cost estimates for TTAB trademark oppositions and cancellations. Here are 2019 attorney fee estimates for TTAB oppositions and cancellations: 2019 Attorney Fee Schedule for TTAB Trademark Oppositions & Cancellations   Petitioner / Opposer (Plaintiff) Respondent / […]

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TTAB trademark oppositions and cancellations: What to know

What is the difference between an opposition and a cancellation? Trademark oppositions and cancellations are adversarial proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) of the USPTO to defeat the registration of a mark. Oppositions challenge pending trademark applications while cancellations contest trademark registrations.  These adversarial TTAB proceedings are basically lawsuits focused on whether a particular […]

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