The Intellectual Property Law Server

Welcome, Guest. Please Login or Register.
Nov 12th, 2019, 1:12am

Forums Forums Help Help Search Search Members Members Calendar Calendar Login Login Register Register
   Intellectual Property Forums
  
  
Is it Patentable?
(Moderators: Forum Admin, JimIvey, JSonnabend)
   Can you patent a name of a business
« Previous topic | Next topic »
Pages: 1  Reply Reply Send Topic Send Topic Print Print
   Author  Topic: Can you patent a name of a business  (Read 829 times)
Chyna Scott
Guest
Can you patent a name of a business
« on: Dec 17th, 2003, 8:14am »
Quote Quote Modify Modify Remove Remove

Can you patent a name of a business?
IP Logged
JimIvey
Moderator
Senior Member
*****




  jamesdivey  
WWW

Posts: 2584
Re: Can you patent a name of a business
« Reply #1 on: Dec 17th, 2003, 12:02pm »
Quote Quote Modify Modify

No.
 
Try trademarks.
 
http://www.uspto.gov/web/offices/tac/doc/basic/trade_defin.htm
 
Here's the trademark forum:
 
http://www.intelproplaw.com/Forum/Forum.cgi?board=trademark
 
Regards.
IP Logged

--
James D. Ivey
Law Offices of James D. Ivey
http://www.iveylaw.com
M. Arthur Auslander
Guest
Re: Can you patent a name of a business
« Reply #2 on: Dec 17th, 2003, 7:09pm »
Quote Quote Modify Modify Remove Remove

Dear Chyna Scott,
 
You can use the name as a trademark or service mark and then register the mark.
 
Before you get involved with that, it would be well to check and see if the original use or trademark us is likely to be in trouble or if the mark is registerable.
 
M. Arthur Auslander  
Auslander & Thomas-Intellectual Property Law Since 1909
3008 Johnson Ave., New York, NY 10463
7185430266, aus@auslander.com
ELAINE's Workshop®
E arly L egal A dvice I s N ot E xpensive™
Reality Check®
IP Logged
Pages: 1  Reply Reply Send Topic Send Topic Print Print

« Previous topic | Next topic »
Powered by YaBB 1 Gold - SP 1.3.2!
Forum software copyright © 2000-2004 Yet another Bulletin Board