"trademark trial and appeal board"

In discussing how a trademark opposition works, it is helpful to go over the basics of what a trademark opposition is, and what to expect as the case proceeds.

A trademark opposition is when one party elects to oppose the existing trademark application of another party due to one of several grounds, such as the

While it may come as a surprise to many business owners, a federal trademark registration does not grant the owner a 100% right to use the trademark in interstate commerce.  How is this so?  The answer lies mainly in the role and limited jurisdiction of the United States Patent and Trademark Office and Trademark Trial and