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What is a trademark?

A trademark includes any word, name, symbol, or device, or any combination, used, or intended to be used, in commerce to identify and distinguish the goods of one manufacturer or seller from goods manufactured or sold by others, and to indicate the source of the goods. In short, a trademark is a brand name. For example, some of the well-known trademarks include Coca-Cola for soft drinks, Yahoo! for Internet Search Engine, Kodak for film, and Rolex for watches.

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What is a service mark?

A service mark is any word, name, symbol, device, or any combination, used, or intended to be used, in commerce, to identify and distinguish the services of one provider from services provided by others, and to indicate the source of the services.

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How does trademark watching work?

Our trademark watching experts will create a scanning criteria that fits your needs. You will receive a trademark watching report via e-mail each month showing any similar marks that have been filed or published trademarks.

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Why do I need to monitor my trademark?

As a trademark owner, watching or monitoring a trademark is an important part in protecting your brand name over time. If other third-parties begin to use a similar mark, your mark may become diluted and weakened. In addition, trademark law places the burden of policing use of a mark to the trademark owner, in order to protect and enforce its rights.

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