New York Lawyer for Trademark Prosecutions
Understanding Trademark Prosecution Laws
Trademark prosecution is a legal process involving the registration of
a service mark or a trademark. There are many documents involved and an
extensive review from the federal agencies to discern if an application
should be approved.
If you have any questions about trademark prosecution or would like assistance
with registering your trademark, contact Musa-Obregon & Associates
today! We offer free consultations.
How Does the Process Work?
Registering a trademark can be somewhat time-consuming, mostly due to the
fact that the review portion. Many applications are under review at this
time. Our New York attorneys can assist you with filing and application
process by preparing the document line by line, and prevent any issues
that may delay or prevent your trademark registration.
Here is a breakdown of the trademark prosecution process:
An examiner who has specialized training in trademark laws will evaluate
the trademark, to determine how unique or distinct it is from other similar types.
Third parties may raise objections to your trademark if there is any indication
that registering your trademark may hurt their properties, ideas, or invention.
After five years, third parties may move to cancel registration for a variety
of reasons. For example, they may make a claim that the trademark is deceptive
and misleads potential consumers, generic, or the idea was abandoned.
Ten years after filing for a trademark, the trademark will be due to expire.
It must be renewed before the ten-year deadline.
The purpose of a trademark is to mark that intellectual property, invention,
or product as unique from other types of products in the same category.
It is useful to register a trademark that has a special appearance, sound,
or function that is unlike similar items and also avoiding describing
the goods. This sends a message to the general public that the item or
idea carries a certain esteem or purpose that is distinct.
Contact Musa-Obregon & Associates
As trademark attorneys in New York, Musa-Obregon & Associates can help
you navigate through the complexities of the law. We are prepared to assist
with the registration of your trademark and ensure that your intellectual
properties are protected. We have
100 years of collective experience and have a thorough understanding of the legal system.
Speak with us today! Request your
free case consultation.