What does house mark mean? Normally, a trademark is tied to a particular product or service. You don’t register a trademark in a vacuum without specifying the goods or services under the mark. A house mark is an exception to this general rule in that it identifies the provider of a wide variety of goods […]
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Why request to divide a trademark application?
What is a request to divide a trademark application? We tend to think of trademark applications as “all or nothing,” that a mark is either allowed or rejected. There are times when a trademark application can get more complicated especially when multiple goods or services are involved. A request to divide will split an original […]
Are many goods or services in a US trademark application OK?
Can you have too many goods or services in a US trademark application? Most foreign countries do not require use of the trademark for registration. So it is common to find a high number of goods or services in Madrid trademark applications that originate outside the US. The lack of a use requirement in foreign […]
What is a multi-class trademark application?
Can you file a multi-class trademark application in the US? Yes, the USPTO allows applicants to file a single trademark application covering goods and/or services spanning multiple classes. The USPTO filing fee is charged for each class in a multi-class trademark application. Why file a multi-class application? In certain cases, it might be more efficient […]