U.S. Trademark Filing Bases – Here’s What You Need To Know

Every trademark application has to include one or more filing bases.  A “filing basis” is the basis in the Trademark Act upon which an application is filed.  Each filing basis has different requirements that must be satisfied before a trademark can proceed to registration. The five possible bases are: Use in Commerce (Trademark Act Section … Read more

Help Is On The Way for Copyright Owners – Copyright Claims Board Set to Launch Spring 2022

Protecting creative works from copyright infringers can be an expensive, time consuming and expensive endeavor.  Right now, copyright infringement lawsuits must be filed in federal court.  Discovery can take years, involve multiple court appearances, depositions, expert witnesses, and hours of document review and motion practice by attorneys.  Specifically for copyright cases, damages are hard to predict … Read more