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What is a Statement of Use in a trademark application?

What is a Statement of Use in a trademark application? If you’re a first-time trademark applicant (or a third-time trademark applicant!) and a Statement of Use (SOU) is being required of you, you might be scratching your head. What exactly is expected? To know what a SOU is, you’ll first need to know what constitutes [...]

By | 2018-06-09T22:18:41+00:00 June 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Avoiding IP Infringement with Chinese Sourcing

If you’re an Amazon, Ebay or Etsy seller, you may have considered the possibility of sourcing your goods from China, a common practice in many businesses. However, a concern that arrives with Chinese sourcing is the fear of “knockoff” products, trademark and patent infringement.  While China’s production laws can unfairly fall under this perceived weakness, [...]

By | 2018-06-09T22:07:58+00:00 May 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What is a disclaimer in U.S. trademark applications?

If it’s your first time (or fourth time!) filing a trademark application, you might be contacted by a trademark Examiner who requires that a disclaimer be added to your application. Sometimes, this can even take the form of an official Office Action, meaning that the application is in danger of being rejected if such a [...]

By | 2018-06-09T19:18:32+00:00 May 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Finding the Fast-Track to the Amazon Brand Registry

Finding the Fast-Track to the Amazon Brand Registry                     Tips from TRADEMARK ANGEL What every Amazon seller (current and prospective!) needs to know to make the most of their online brand   [Important! If you’re reading this and thinking, “I’m already registered on Amazon,” please note that Amazon Brand Registry 1.0 Holders (the first [...]

By | 2018-06-09T19:04:00+00:00 April 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Choosing and Comparing Business Structures

Your business’s legal layout or structure has a bearing on your liability as an owner. The legal framework also influences the tax liabilities, the degree of control the proprietor has, and so on and so forth. Now, the kind of incorporation procedure you will ultimately choose depends invariably on your needs and preferences and to [...]

By | 2018-04-13T19:36:13+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

11 Trademark Tips: how should I list products and services in my trademark application?

A trademark application cannot be filed for “everything”, as a “general brand” or to “prevent others from registering a similar trademark”. There is no such thing as an umbrella trademark that will cover everything under the sun. If you are an Amazon seller and don’t know what you are going to sell, you will need [...]

By | 2018-04-13T19:40:22+00:00 March 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

In Whose Name Should I File My Trademark?

Let’s take a moment and think that you own a brand that you want to register either in your name or that of your company’s. Often individuals get stuck in this dilemma and refrain from the successive steps. Before getting into that, it is essential to get a clear idea of what a trademark is? [...]

By | 2018-03-24T15:02:20+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Taking Advantage of the Trademark Classification & the Trademark Class Systems

Introduction Competition for finding newer and prospective markets for promoting a branded product or service is so fiercely intense nowadays that majority of brand promoters or owners are willing to indulge in trickery to an extent. In this respect, if you own a unique product or service and have been marketing it for quite some [...]

By | 2018-03-24T15:18:11+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|Trademark|0 Comments

Can I buy someone else’s trademark?

If you’ve done it before, you’ll know that trademark registration can take a long time. A really long time. And nobody likes to wait, especially if you’re an Amazon seller and you needed your trademark yesterday. I’m often asked: can I just buy someone else’s trademark? Why do I have to go through the long [...]

By | 2018-03-24T15:27:14+00:00 January 18th, 2018|Trademark|0 Comments

Preserving High‑Yield Cannabis Strains in Canada is an Evolving Concern and Priority

Environmentally conscious investors, venture capitalists, and entrepreneurs are leaving no stone unturned in cashing in on the market for green cannabis. Towards this end, market players who fund, develop, cultivate and market the weed, and its numerous variants or derivatives should familiarize themselves with the nitty‑gritty of IPS (intellectual property rights) related with such produce. [...]

By | 2018-03-24T15:32:57+00:00 January 10th, 2018|Trademark|0 Comments
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Anita Mar
CEO and Registered Trademark Agent at Trademark Angel Inc.

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