China Trademark Cancellations: Strategy and Timing (Part 2 of 2) In part one of this two-part series, we discussed the general strategy when filing a non-use cancellation, and the steps you can take to increase your odds of success. In this concluding second part, we’ll discuss the timing of non-cancellation filings, and a specific strategy when dealing with a trademark squatter. View Full Post
China Trademark Cancellations: Strategy and Timing (Part 1 of 2) China Trademarks. Timing is everything. Increasingly often, pre-application trademark searches and post-application notices from the China Trademark Office (CTMO) reveal conflicts with preexisting rights (i.e., trademark registrations or pending trademark applications). It’s not surprising, given the vast number of trademarks being filed. View Full Post
Occasionally a client will be in such a mad rush to file a trademark that they haven’t even formed the company that will own the trademark. Usually, they have a good reason for being in a rush: they’ve antagonized or otherwise alerted a potential trademark squatter, and the longer they wait, the greater the chance that a third party will apply for “their” trademark. View Full Post