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1/25/2018 7:38:29 AM
Posted: 12/1/2001 1:41:47 PM EST
I've got most of the process down but I'm having trouble with the mark information and the specimen. Is there any benefit or restrictions that come from registering a typed mark, just text, instead of a stylized mark, formated text and or image? Is this the only form of the mark that is protected? If I register formated text and an image but only use typed letters on something, does the mark still apply or would I always have to use the complete formated text an image? For the specimen that has to be submitted, the instructions say you must show how you are actually using the mark in commerce, such as product tags or labels. Would a website with the mark count? It's one huge lable.
Link Posted: 12/2/2001 11:36:26 PM EST
We have always submitted a printed color image of the graphic used for the website logo. Whatever you submit, THAT is the trademark, so a typed version would only cover that image. Bad idea. We usually submit the screen version and the 'typed' (print letterhead) version. [url]http://www.uspto.gov[/url]
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