• Generally, a trademark that incorporates a geographic designation is registrable where the trademark has attained a secondary meaning (or acquired distinctiveness), or where they lack geographic significance or meaning in association with the goods or services. But, if the trademark that incorporates a geographic designation is used primarily to describe the location where the product is […]

  • In short, yes you can trademark a sound. The Lanham Act, states that a trademark is “any word, name, symbol, or device, or any combination thereof, used in commerce to distinguish his or her goods, from those manufactured by others to indicate the source of the goods.” Thus, federal trademark law does not specifically prohibit a […]

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