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Marijuana Trademarks (Registering a Cannabis-Related Mark with the USPTO) Medical marijuana is currently allowed in at least half of the states and the District of Columbia. Of those, four states and the District of Columbia allow marijuana for recreational use, and it is projected that marijuana initiatives will appear on the ballots of at...

The Five Most Common Reasons for Trademark Registration Refusals There are a number of reasons why the United States Patent and Trademark Office may refuse to register your mark. Knowing the five most common reasons why your trademark application may be denied before you begin the trademark registration process will save you a lot...

How to Conduct a Trademark Search The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is responsible for maintaining a database of all registered trademarks in the United States. Performing a trademark search of its database is not a very difficult procedure, but it is helpful to have some background knowledge and...

Protect Your Company Trademarks So you’ve formed your startup’s business entity, you have a name for your business, you’ve met with a graphic designer who has helped you develop a logo and a website, and you’re on track to make your brand the next Apple or Nike. How are you going...