USPTO apparently audits registrations! The screenshot is hard to read, so here’s what it says: The USPTO is performing random audits of US trademark registrations to assess and promote the accuracy and integrity of the trademark register. See 37 C.F.R. §§2.161(h), 7.37(h). This registration has been randomly selected for audit to determine whether the mark […]
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Here’s a great resource for designers: Pantone’s color trends for 2019.
Christy Wright offers some great advice for makers (especially Etsy sellers) @38:00 minutes in this episode from her Business Boutique podcast.
Love it! Here’s a great example of a term’swithout widespread use on goods. This is a big deal, because in the Merch By Amazon fight against frivolous trademarks, USPTO has typically denied Letters of Protest that did not include of many competing products. But widespread use in the marketplace is […]
Here’s a brilliant post by designer Emily McDowell on copyright and fair use: Using Famous Quotes On Products: When Is It OK?
GIRLBOSS’s attorney raises some interesting points to overcome USPTO’s initial “” refusal. I’m curious how USPTO will rule on this.