"trademark cancellation"

In an effort to facilitate case management and to reduce litigation expenses, the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board permits certain motions to be hear via telephone conference.  These include motions in the pleading phase, discovery phase, and/or the trial phase of a trademark opposition or trademark cancellation proceeding.

Examples of motions that the board may

The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board offers a helpful frequently asked questions section that provides basic information regarding the trademark opposition and trademark cancellation process.  Various Trademark Trial and Appeal Board subjects are summarized, including:

  • What is a Trademark Opposition?  A trademark opposition is when one party contests the application for registration of a

When served with a Notice of Opposition or Petition for Cancellation, it is the first inclination of many parties to consider not hiring a trademark lawyer in an effort to save money. Is representing yourself in a trademark opposition or trademark cancellation proceeding a wise investment?  Probably not.

The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB)

It’s quite often been said that “ignorance of the law” is no excuse.  This is particularly true in the case of U.S. trademark opposition attorneys and trademark cancellation lawyers who practice before the U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.

Under U.S. law and federal regulations, all U.S. trademark opposition and petition to cancel proceedings are

As a trademark opposition attorney, I have first-hand knowledge of trademark bullying tactics that are designed to outspend and harass small business trademark applicants into abandoning their trademark application. The practice also spills into federal court actions for trademark infringement, cyberquatting, and other related matters.  This phenonemnon is very real.

As part of the Trademark

In choosing a trademark lawyer to handle your trademark infringement, trademark opposition or trademark cancellation matter, you should first satisfy yourself that they the particular trademark attorney or trademark law firm has the experience to handle your case.  Certain factors that will help guide your decision may include:

  • years of experience
  • types of clients
  • Trademark