Nearly 80% approval rate: What does my trademark allowance rate mean? As of early 2023, my trademark allowance rate is 78.8%. So my trademark approval average is nearly 4 out of every 5 trademark applications. Why does this matter? As discussed below, more than half of all US trademark applications will get rejected or questioned. […]
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How to Oppose a Trademark Application
When is the right time to oppose a trademark application? Before you can oppose a trademark application, the mark must first receive preliminary approval. A trademark application is “published for opposition” after it has undergone a favorable examination process. If and when a trademark application has been approved for publication, you can oppose the mark […]
What is a trademark Notice of Publication (published for opposition)?
What is a trademark Notice of Publication? A Notice of Publication in a trademark application is good news for the applicant. It means that the trademark application has received preliminary approval by the USPTO trademark examining attorney, i.e., the trademark examiner. The applicant is one step closer to a trademark registration. Before reaching registration, however, […]