Registering a trademark isn’t as simple as filling out an application and paying your fees. Just ask Jeremy Lin (of “Linsanity” fame), Donald Trump and Harley Davidson – all of whom have faced challenges securing their desired trademarks. The following infographic details on their specific cases and for even more pop culture trademark blunders.
Are you actively protecting your brand with a federal trademark registration? Obtaining a federal trademark on your business or brand name is serious business. Many try to register these on their own and often fail (been there, done that). The following infographic from GerbenLaw is a guide for successfully navigating through the process of registering a trademark with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.