• Trademark cybersquatting is the act of registering, trafficking in, or using a domain name that is identical or similar to a distinctive trademark or service mark of another party, with the intent to profit from the goodwill of the trademark owner, or with the intent to mislead consumers as to the source of the goods or […]

  • The range of remedies for trademark infringement, trademark dilution, and false advertising under the Lanham Act include These are the main remedies available under the Lanham Act for trademark infringement, trademark dilution, and false advertising. The specific remedy or remedies that are available in a given case will depend on the specific circumstances of the case […]

  • False advertising is a form of unfair competition under the Lanham Act. It occurs when a company makes false or misleading claims about its products or services in advertising or other commercial speech. False advertising can take many forms, including making false claims about the characteristics, benefits, or quality of a product or service, making misleading […]

  • Trademark dilution is a form of trademark infringement under the Lanham Act. It occurs when a trademark is used in a way that lessens its unique qualities, even if the use does not cause consumer confusion as to the source of the goods or services. For example, if a company uses a famous trademark in an […]

  • A trademark cease and desist letter is a legal demand letter sent to an person or business that is using a trademark or trade name in a manner that is likely to cause confusion or trademark dilution with the rights of the trademark owner. The letter typically requests that the recipient stop using the infringing mark […]

  • An Actual Use trademark application is a type of trademark application filed with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) when the applicant has already begun using the trademark in commerce in connection with the specified goods or services. An Actual Use trademark application provides evidence of the use of the trademark, which is important […]

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  • The eBay Verified Rights Owner (VeRO) Program is a way for intellectual property owners to report listings on eBay that are selling counterfeit, infringing, or otherwise unauthorized items. The VeRO program is designed to help protect the rights of intellectual property owners and maintain the integrity of the eBay marketplace. As a participant in the VeRO […]

  • The Etsy Reporting Portal is designed to prevent intellectual property infringement by providing a way for intellectual property owners to report suspected infringements on the Etsy marketplace. This helps to ensure that products listed on Etsy are legitimate and authorized for sale, and helps to prevent the sale of counterfeit or infringing products. Here are some […]

  • The Walmart Brand Portal was designed to prevent intellectual property infringement by providing brands and manufacturers with tools and resources to monitor their products and intellectual property on the Walmart marketplace. This helps to ensure that products listed on the Walmart platform are legitimate and authorized for sale, and helps to prevent the sale of counterfeit […]

  • The Amazon Brand Registry was designed to prevent intellectual property infringement by providing brands and manufacturers with tools and resources to manage their products and intellectual property on the Amazon marketplace. The program is intended to help ensure that products listed on Amazon are legitimate and authorized for sale, and to prevent the sale of counterfeit […]