Tamara's Tips

According to CompuMark/Clarivate Analytics, the company I use for trademark screening, searching, and watching, applications for "hashtag trademarks" are on the rise.

The Rocky Mountain Regional Office office of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office ("PTO") officially opened approximately three years ago in the Byron G.

Normally, the technicalities of the trademark world do not collide with Hollywood happenings, but a recent application for registration has brought trademarks on individual names into the spotlight.  Our names define us as unique individuals.  Granted, most people don’t have a trademark registration protecting their name, but then again, most of us don’t have hordes of fans camping out at our front doors, or a rumored net worth of one billion dollars. As you may have heard, Beyonce’s holding company recently filed applications to register RUMI CARTER (USPTO Application Serial Nos.