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Why register a foreign trademark?

Why register your trademark in a foreign country? While I’ve discussed how to file foreign trademark applications, let’s dig into the why question. IP rights…

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.…

Madrid Protocol or direct US trademark application: Which has lower costs and better benefits?

Madrid vs. US direct: Costs & non-monetary considerations International applicants seeking to register their trademark in the US have a couple of options. If the…

Madrid Trademark – US Office Action: How to respond – Section 66(a)

US Office Action in Madrid Protocol Trademark Application Madrid Protocol trademark applications that enter the US through Section 66(a) will often encounter several issues. There…

Madrid Protocol trademark application vs. Conventional Priority: Which is less expensive?

How much does a Madrid Protocol trademark application cost? The Madrid Protocol can be a cost-effective way for trademark owners to obtain international registration through a centralized system,…

Can U.S. trademark registrations under the Madrid Protocol be canceled for non-use?

Not every trademark registered with the USPTO had to have been used in U.S. commerce prior to registration. The Madrid Protocol allows applicants to register a…

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