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How Long Does a Trademark Application Usually Take?

Posted by Michael Rada | Oct 20, 2022 | 0 Comments

Trademark applications can take a very long time from date of application to date of registration. In fact, many applications are taking anywhere from 12-18 months. Of course, an applicant can reduce the amount of time needed by responding to UDPTO requests such as office actions or intent to use affidavits in a timely manner.

Common Law Trademarks

Posted by Michael Rada | Aug 06, 2021 | 0 Comments

What is a Common Law Trademark and What Protections Do They Have? A trademark is a sign, symbol, logo, or phrase that serves as a source identifier. It's job is to identify a source of goods or services in the marketplace.  Under federal law, you are not required to register your trademark with ...

Delays in USPTO Trademark Applications

Posted by Michael Rada | Aug 05, 2021 | 0 Comments

One of the most common questions asked by trademark clients is, "how long will my trademark application take?" Unfortunately, over recent months this answer has become more and more discouraging. Pre-Covid, it was possible to see an application go from date of application to registration in less ...

What is a Trademark Office Action?

Posted by Michael Rada | Aug 05, 2021 | 0 Comments

Once your initial application for trademark registration is filed with the USPTO, it will be assigned to an Examining Attorney ("EA") who will carefully review your mark and compare it to others that have already been registered or are pending. The EA will also critically look at your mark to be ...

Protecting Your Blog with a Trademark

Posted by Michael Rada | Aug 04, 2021 | 0 Comments

If you have a Blog with that is part of, or maybe all of your brand, you may want to consider getting the blog name protected with a trademark. A trademark will protect your brand name, or here, your blog name, from being used by others in the specific area, or even related areas to your blog con...

What is the Radalegal Trademark Process?

Posted by Michael Rada | Aug 04, 2021 | 0 Comments

Many times, during a consultation with a prospective client, I am asked what is the process that my firm uses to register a trademark. I thought it would be helpful to summarize this here in this blog post so that potential clients have a good idea what to expect. The process always begins with ...


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