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 […]
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 / […]
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 […]