Now and again a client really brightens a person’s day. Some months ago we filed a set of trademark applications for a very pretty logo of our client Nefeli Networks, a high-tech startup in Berkeley, California. Continue reading
Meet the Bloggers XIV was very successful.
From left to right, blogger/sponsors Erik Pelton, John Welch, Pamela Chestek, Tara Aaron, Marty Schwimmer, Carl Oppedahl, Ron Coleman. (Not shown: blogger and sponsor Marc Randazza.)
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As a reminder you are invited to two receptions this week in Seattle! Continue reading
Hopefully you are planning to attend the E-Trademarks Listserv reception this coming Monday evening, May 21 in Seattle. This will be at the Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant. For more information, or to RSVP, click here.
I stopped by the brewery today and they gave me their list of beers that will be on tap for the reception. You can see the detailed list here, and this is a simplified list:
- Traditional German Biers
- Golden Export – Dortmunder Lager – light and refreshing
- Marzen – Oktoberfest – malty and roasted
- Czech Pilsner – Bohemian pilsner – hoppy
- Hefewizen – German wheat bier – fruity and spicy
- Modern American Craft and other styles
- Maibock – German-style lager – malty and strong
- Belgian pale ale – belgian ale – fruity and spicy
- Mexi-lager – lager – light and refreshing
- Belgian IPA – Belgo-style ale – fruity and hoppy
- The Beast Imperial IPA – India pale ale – hoppy and strong
- Imperial Stout – stout – dark
On March 26, 2018, Afghanistan deposited its instrument of accession to the Madrid Protocol at the International Bureau of the World Intellectual Property Organization. The Madrid Protocol will thus enter into force for Afghanistan on June 26, 2018. You can see the WIPO notification here.
This brings to 101 the number of members of the Madrid system. Continue reading
Okay, dear readers, tell me the truth — the instant you saw these Tesla charging pedestals, didn’t you immediately think of another consumer product?
Will you be in Seattle on May 21, 2018? Maybe for the annual meeting of the International Trademark Association (INTA)?
The reception will be Monday, May 21, 2018 from 6PM to 8PM. Click here to RSVP.
Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant, 600 Pine Street – suite 401, Seattle, WA 98101.
See also Meet the Bloggers XIV will will take place the next day.
05/21/2018 06:00 PM
05/21/2018 8:00 PM
Eighth annual e-Trademarks listserv reception
Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant, 600 Pine Street – suite 401, Seattle, WA 98101
Will you be in Seattle on May 22, 2018? Maybe for the annual meeting of the International Trademark Association (INTA)? Then please attend the fourteen annual Meet the Bloggers. Be there or be square!
05/22/2018 08:00 PM
05/22/2018 10:00 PM
Meet the Bloggers XIV
Fourteenth annual Meet the Bloggers
Garage Billiards, 1130 Broadway, Seattle, WA 98122
See also the e-Trademarks listserv reception which will take place the previous day.
When you are filing a Madrid Protocol application, it is possible to check the “GB” box in addition to checking the “EM” box. With Brexit in progress, should you be checking both boxes? A March 14 tentative agreement (link) between EU and UK makes it perhaps less urgent to check both boxes in the near term, as I will discuss.
The 2017 US Toteboards have been published. These toteboards have the goal of listing the firms that obtained US design patents, US trademark registrations, and US utility patents for clients. You can see: