Webinar overview: - how trademarks, copyrights, patents, domain names, and business name registrations all differ. - why any new business should select a trademark that will be both federally registrable and legally protectable, highlighting factors critical when choosing a mark. - the importance of doing a complete search and whether to use an attorney. - what to do if another trademark owner sends a "cease-and-desist" letter. - how to apply to seek federal registration and the role of the USPTO. - how to avoid "scams" perpetrated by companies that request fees for services not required by the USPTO. - what happens after registration.
Presenter: Craig Morris, Office of the Commissioner for Trademarks in the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), Alexandria, Virginia. Currently, he is the Managing Attorney for Trademark Educational Outreach.
- September 17, 2020 / 10:00 AM — September 17, 2020 / 11:30 AM
- from the comfort of home Frederick, MD 21701