Intellectual Property

Creating the best trademark

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Creating the best trademark

New business owners always want to know how they can create the best trademarks.  A great trademark will have four elements:

1) It is "arbitrary and capricious."  Made-up words, like lululemon or Starbucks, make the strongest trademarks because they do not have any meaning in the English dictionary.  So, you'll never get a rejection from the Patent and Trademark Office because the trademark is "merely descriptive" of the goods and services -- that would be impossible!  So put on your creative thinking cap and make up some funny crazy words to make your brand stand out.

#trademarks

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#trademarks

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

Denver Patent and Trademark Office

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Denver Patent and Trademark Office

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.