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Why not Legalzoom for trademark applications?

Sometimes, people ask why my firm's fee for trademark protection is so much more than LegalZoom. It is a little technical, but I will try my best to explain what's different about working with a live attorney vs an inexpensive website. Step 1: Searching/Clearing a mark for use My trademark services are very different from ...
Trademark Class in Denver, Colorado

Upcoming Denver Trademark Class!

I'm presenting my next "Top Trademark Myths" class at Shift Workspaces on Feb. 11 with ample time to answer those burning questions. This trademark class is free for Shift members and clients, $49 for the general public. Lunch provided! Sign up: https://tamarapester.com/appointment

Trademark Myth #3: Other countries/individuals will respect U.S. trademark rights

A United States trademark registration will not necessarily protect your trademark rights in another country.  Trademark registrants and applicants who do business internationally should diligently and appropriately protect their intellectual property overseas. International trademark owners who fail to do so subject themselves to intellectual property right violations. China is a hotbed of Intellectual property right violations.  ...

Denver Trademark Class: October 30, 2019

Tamara is teaming up with the small business experts at Herosmyth to present a trademark class to Denver business owners and entrepreneurs at the end of October. This class is a must for anyone interested in learning about trademark protection before diving in to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Process. You should register for this ...

Trademark Myth #6: Trademarks last forever

Some things last forever: strong and deep love, a Nalgene water bottle, radiation from nuclear waste, or memories (as long as you don't get dementia). People often wonder how long trademarks last. Others mistakenly believe that once registered, a USPTO registration lasts indefinitely. The idea that trademarks last forever exists ...