Trademark trolling means using one’s trademark registration to limit competition. Not allowners are trademark trolls.
To clean up themess at Amazon and Etsy, we need to start with a basic understanding of trademarks and copyrights.
It’s time for Merch and Etsy sellers to own the mess caused by frivolous trademarks. Building a real business comes with real responsibilities.
Alone, we can do so little; together, we can do so much. Helen Keller About a year into my “fighting frivolous trademarks” journey, I left the group I’d joined to avoid any appearance of favoritism. But that doesn’t mean I’m against groups! It only means that, as one who hopes to work directly with USPTO […]
Here’s the link to search the Trademark Official Gazette. Use it to check trademark applications that have been recently published for opposition. I’ll show you how to search and review new applications in a separate post.
Here’s a sickening tale of how one “IP entrepreneur” shamelessly used his “stealth” trademark as a cash cow until the Seventh Circuit Court stopped him. In a nutshell, the owner of the STEALTH trademark sued anyone under the sun for the rights to use the term on their products, even though his 33 registrations were […]