Multiple Embodiments in a Design Patent

 Can You Have Multiple Designs in a Design Patent? Yes. In certain instances, a design patent may include multiple designs or ‘embodiments.’ Filing a design patent application with multiple embodiments may save you both time and money. However, you may only obtain a...

Our Watch Service

Once you have determined that a trademark watching service is a valuable asset for protecting your brand, the next step is to decide which service is right for you. Much of that depends on your particular needs. Do you just want someone who will monitor for...

Section 33 (b)(5) Defenses For Common Law Trademark Owners

Several potential clients have asked me questions regarding their trademark rights similar to the following: “I have been selling goods under my trademark for several years.  I never registered my trademark. Another business sent me a cease and desist letter stating...