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1. what is intellectual property ?

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Intellectual property - IP: refers to the legal rights that protect creations of the mind, such as i...

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2. What is a trademark?

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A trademark is a type of intellectual property right that is afforded to brands in the form of a wor...

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3. What is a patent?

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A patent is a legal document that grants an inventor exclusive rights to use an invention. All paten...

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4. What is a copyright?

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Copyright (or author’s right) is a type of intellectual property and a legal term used to describe t...

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5. What is geographical indication?

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A geographical indication (GI) is a sign used on products that have a specific geographical origin a...

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6. Are trademark and copyright the same thing?

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Trademarks and copyright are both forms of intellectual property, but they protect different types o...

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7. What is trademark Goodwill?

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According to Merriam-Webster’s dictionary, goodwill is 1. “The favor or advantage that a business ha...

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8. What is a service mark?

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A service mark is a form of intellectual property protection. The mark prevents competing businesses...

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9. What is the difference between a trademark and a service mark?

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A trademark is a word, phrase, symbol, or logo used to brand, identify, and distinguish a product. A...

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10. What is a word mark?

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A word mark is a trademark typed in standard characters without regard to font, style, size, or colo...

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11. Why do you protect a word mark?

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A word mark is a type of trademark that consists of a single word or combination of words used to...

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12. What is claiming colors?

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If you are filing for a design mark, you must decide whether or not you will claim colors. If color...

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13. Can I trademark a color?

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Many countries accept a color to be registered as a trademark, such as Tiffany blue, Galaxy silk bro...

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14. What is a design mark-Logo?

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A design mark is used to register a logo, design, graphic, or image. If it also includes wording, su...

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15. What is a trademark logo?

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A trademark can be a logo or a word. Registering your logo as a trademark is important because, in s...

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16. What language should I register my trademark in?

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Easy Trademarks advises registering the trademark in the language it will be used and in the officia...

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17. Upper case Vs. Lower Case?

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In a trademark application for a standard word mark, it does not matter whether the letters are in u...

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18. What is a slogan?

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A slogan is a memorable phrase created to persuade customers and ensure they remember the product/se...

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19. Can a slogan be registered as a trademark? Can a phrase be registered as a trademark?

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Yes, a slogan can be registered. However, due to the nature of the words being generic, it may take...

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20. Can you trademark your name?

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You can trademark your name if you intend to use it in selling goods and services. However, even if...

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21. Can you trademark your company name/domain?

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You can trademark any word or phrase you would like as long as it is distinctive and unique, whether...

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22. When can I use the circle R ® symbol?

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The ® symbol can only be used when a trademark is registered and you have received the Certificate o...

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23. How should I use the ® symbol?

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The ® symbol has typically placed in the upper right hand corner or lower right hand corner of a reg...

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24. When can I use ™ Symbol?

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The ™ symbol shows that a trademark filing is under process. If your trademark is not registered, TM...

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25. What are the types of trademarks available?

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There are many types of trademarks to help protect your trademark: trademark, service mark, word mar...

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26. What is a certification mark?

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A certification mark is a trademark used to demonstrate that a particular product or service complie...

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27. What is a collective mark?

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A collective mark is a trademark used or intended to be used with goods or services in the course of...

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28. Do you need a lawyer to register a trademark?

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In the absolute, if you are not a resident or citizen of a country, then you should assign a local l...

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29. Can I register a trademark without a lawyer?

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Yes, if you are a resident of the country and able to visit the trademark office, you can register a...

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30. What cannot be registered as a trademark?

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Trademarks are jurisdictional rights; therefore, each country/jurisdiction can provide a certificate...

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31. When is a trademark generic?

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A generic trademark, is a trademark or a brand that has become a generic term or synonymous with, a...

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32. What is the nice classification?

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The Nice Classification (NCL) for trademarks, established by the Nice Agreement (1957), is an intern...

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33. What are Classes?

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When protecting trademarks, an applicant has to decide what specific goods and services the mark wil...

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34. How can I find what class my trademark should be registered on?

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There are 45 classes of goods and services, and all Arabic countries use the nice classification of...

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35. Why register a trademark?

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It is a good idea to register your trademark to use the mark freely, stop others from using it, and...

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36. Should I register a trademark when I start a business?

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For a startup or an entrepreneur going into a brand new business, registering a trademark would be v...

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37. Who can register / own a trademark?

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For a startup or an entrepreneur going into a brand new business, registering a trademark would be...

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38. Can I register a trademark in my name as an individual?

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A trademark can be registered by an individual. Although it can be registered, an individual will no...

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39. Do I have to have a business to register a trademark? Or can I register a trademark without an LLC?

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Generally speaking, any individual, whether local or foreign, can register a trademark they own. Ver...

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40. Can a trademark be sold? Can a trademark be transferred?

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Selling or transferring ownership of your trademark is decided by the individual or company that own...

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41. What is a trademark search?

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A trademark search is a search for all trademarks that have been previously filed or registered in t...

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42. What is an identical trademark search?

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An identical trademark search provides results of marks exact to the mark searched in the language r...

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43. What is a similar trademark search?

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A similar trademark search provides results of marks that are similar in pronunciation or look to th...

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44. What is knockout search?

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A knockout search provides results of marks that are identical or HIGHLY similar, providing the appl...

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45. Can I do a Trademark Search via the Internet?

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Some trademark searching can use the USPTO Web Trademark Database: U.S. federally registered tradema...

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46. Why should I do a trademark search?

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A trademark search is usually cheaper than a trademark filing. It provides visibility for whether or...

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47. When should I do a trademark search?

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For trademark searching to be effective, you must have a couple of trademarks you are interested in....

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48. Can you search for a trademark as an image?

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In general, you can search by image, logo, word, phrase, number, or symbol. However, due to limitati...

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49. What is trademark watch?

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Trademark watching entails monitoring official gazettes and flagging potentially conflicting applica...

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50. How to register a trademark?

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The trademark registration process varies from one country to the next and is dependent on the speci...

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