Tamara's Tips

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.

A few months ago, the Commissioner for Trademarks herself came to Denver visit with several Denver area trademark attorneys.  I was thrilled to be a part of this group, and to have the opportunity to glean some inside info about the U.S.