Archive for November 2015

Why I Use My Email Address as Applicant’s Email Address on a Trademark Application

Things are so much easier nowadays. Most communications with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) occur through email (assuming you’ve authorized that form of communication). How many of us even remember the nightmare that used to be Express Mail? In fact, it’s not even called Express Mail anymore—it’s now called Priority Mail Express.…

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Hey Supplemental Register, What’s Your Deal?

The United States Patent and Trademark Office’s (“USPTO”) supplemental register reminds me of the odd relative every family seems to have. Essentially, the supplemental register is like your perpetually drunk uncle or aggressively new age aunt. They show up at Thanksgiving, and you think to yourself, why are you even here? The supplemental register is…

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