A call by The Advocate to Jeffrey Fosdick, the representative at the trademark
office who helped Kuhns through the process, was not returned, and a spokesperson for the Patent and Trademark
Office says the agency would not comment on the matter.
The fanciful name doesn't necessarily have anything to do with the firm's goods or services, says Phillips, and it just may be your best bet for creating a trademark
you can protect, on or off the Net.
The court held that DHL's position on the $20 million value of the trademark
had been based on a "friendly" appraisal by an outside firm.
Important to the process of identification of capitalizable trademark
expenses is cooperation of internal and external legal counsel.
When your search is done, you can file your application for a trademark
at either the state or federal level through the Secretary of State ($50 to $120) or the U.
In the context of trademarks
and trade names, the answer to that question can be beneficial or detrimental, depending on whether the trademark
or trade name was in existence before Sec.