What is a trademark class of goods or services?

USPTO Classification of Goods and Services A trademark application cannot be filed without identifying specific goods and/or services. You cannot simply trademark a word or phrase in the abstract without reference to the products sold or to be sold. The USPTO and nearly all other foreign trademark offices categorize particular goods and services under specific […]

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How to Identify Goods or Services in a Trademark Application

How do you decide which goods or services to include in a trademark application? Trademarks do not exist in a vacuum. A trademark must always be tied to at least one product or service. You cannot trademark words in the abstract. So when you hear about a celebrity trademarking a phrase, the phrase or slogan must be […]

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