We’ve had a lot of nothing — meaning zero, and the trademark meaning, if any, of zero — on our mind lately, so imagine my surprise to see this soap “brand” for the first time last week in a hotel:
Laboring Over Concurrent Trademark Registrations & Frozen Trademark Rights
By Steve Baird® on
Posted in Food, Goodwill, Infringement, Loss of Rights, Trademarks
Today marks the end of the 2010 Minnesota State Fair.
Sad day, but Happy Labor Day!
It also marks an opportunity to talk a bit about the frequently encountered question of trademark priority, frozen trademark rights, the creation of common law trademark rights, and the frequently forgotten concurrent registration trademark tool, using my favorite frozen custard stand at the MN State Fair, as…