Trademarks for Entrepreneurs


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define: Trademark Trolling

Trademark trolling means using one’s trademark registration to limit competition. Not all frivolous trademark owners are trademark trolls.

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Fighting Frivolous Trademarks Groups

Last updated on June 10th, 2020 Alone, we can do so little; together, we can do so much. Helen Keller About a year into my “fighting questionable 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 … Read more

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Link: Search the Trademark Official Gazette

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.

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Trademark Bullying example: Stealth Troll

Last updated on June 9th, 2020 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, … Read more