A Four Week Series, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office: Trademark Basics (Session 4)

Mon 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Facilitated by Inno
Topic: Government Contracting

Join us for this series presented by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Keep your calendars open at 2 p.m. ET for every Monday in February!

February 22, Session four: Trademark Basics: What Every Small Business Should Know Now, Not Later

Trademark Basics program overview:

  • How trademarks, service marks, domain names, and business names all differ
  • Benefits of federal trademark registration over common law rights
  • Critical factors in selecting a trademark that will be federally registrable and legally protectable
  • Clearance searches and whether to use an attorney to help avoid cease-and-desist letters
  • How to avoid "scams" perpetrated by companies not associated with the USPTO
  • What happens after registration and how to keep a registration alive
  • How to find help

Speaker(s): Craig Morris, Manager, Trademarks Customer Outreach, USPTO

Co-Sponsor(s): U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and The Rhode Island Small Business Development Center

Fee: No Cost