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USPTO Audits

Last updated on June 9th, 2020 Here’s an example of why you should treat your online business like a real business from Day 1. Without proper documentation, you won’t have a leg to stand on when the time comes to register a trademark for your brand. USPTO apparently audits registrations. The screenshot is hard to … Read more

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Failure to Function Example: Widespread Use

Last updated on June 9th, 2020 Love it! Here’s a great example of a term’s failure to function without widespread use on goods. This is a big deal, because in the Merch By Amazon fight against questionable trademarks, USPTO has typically denied Letters of Protest that did not include evidence of many competing products. But … Read more

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LOP Examples: Class 035 Update

Last updated on June 23rd, 2020 FRIVOLOUS TRADEMARKS:  IC 35 Letter of Protest update:  My Dog Mom Letter of Protest was dismissed in part and denied in part:  1) a “failure-to-function — widely used message” refusal was already issued, so my protest on that basis is moot (irrelevant);  2) my “premature claim of use in … Read more

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A Biblical View of Wealth

Last updated on June 8th, 2020 No idea if he was a Christian, but this is a biblical view of wealth. If command of the fruits of the earth is the normal and destined position for each man, why should one who has achieved such a position, and in so doing has shown large powers … Read more