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Why Register a Trademark?

Why Register a Trademark?

Registration of a trademark, although not mandatory, is recommended because registration can substantially expand the common law rights of a trademark owner. A trademark may be registered federally at the USPTO if used in interstate commerce. Moreover, a trademark may be registered at the registration office in any of the 50 states where used.

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What is a Trademark?

What is a Trademark?

A trademark is any word, name, symbol, or device used to identify the source or origin of goods/services and to distinguish the goods/services from others. In essence, a trademark designates a particular quality and reputation, which are developed over a period of time. 

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Emergency Rental Assistance Payments

Emergency Rental Assistance Payments

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and in furtherance of the goal of keeping families in their homes during this unprecedented time, the Emergency Rental Assistance program was designed to help individuals who are unable to make rental or utilities payments. The United States Treasury has paid out a total of $46.55 billion under two programs (ERA1 and ERA2) to states, territories, and local governments to be utilized for this purpose.

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