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Can Trademarks Be Primarily Geographically Descriptive?

Suppose that you want to register a trademark that identifies a source of goods or services for your business.  What if the trademark describes a geographical area such as eastern?  Should you register your trademark with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office?  Can you obtain a registration from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office?  The answer is YES! if the mark is not primarily geographically descriptive.

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Howard & Howard Expands Metro Detroit Office

Royal Oak, Michigan, December 11, 2018:  Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC is pleased to announce that Richard J. Cantor has joined the firm. He will practice out of the firm’s Royal Oak office.

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Howard & Howard Welcomes New Associate

Royal Oak, Michigan, November 15, 2018:  Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC is pleased to announce that Kayla R. Mullen has joined the firm. She will practice out of the firm’s Royal Oak office.

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ILN Firm of the Month – Howard & Howard, Las Vegas, Nevada!

The ILN is proud to announce our latest firm of the month, Howard & Howard, Las Vegas!

Founded in 1869, Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC (“H&H”) is a full-service law firm with a national and international practice that provides legal services to businesses and business owners. The firm has offices in Michigan (Ann Arbor and Royal Oak); Illinois (Chicago and Peoria); Las Vegas, Nevada; and Los Angeles, California.

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HOWARD & HOWARD RANKED AMONG NATION’S 2019 “BEST LAW FIRMS” BY U.S. NEWS – BEST LAWYERS®

Royal Oak, Michigan, November 13, 2018:  Howard & Howard has been named to the 2019 U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list in the following areas:

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Howard & Howard’s Alex Leonowicz Named to Michigan Lawyers Weekly ‘Up & Coming Lawyers’ Class of 2018

Royal Oak, Michigan, November 6, 2018: Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC is pleased to announce that Alex Leonowicz has been named to Michigan Lawyers Weekly ‘Up & Coming­­ Lawyers Class of 2018. The 30 Honorees were selected by a committee based on criteria including those who have established a name for themselves in the legal community, go above and beyond, and display the ambition, drive, determination and accomplishments that set them apart among their peers — in their first 10 or fewer years of practice.

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Howard & Howard Expands Intellectual Property Practice

Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC is pleased to announce that David L. Coppiellie has joined the firm. He will practice out of the firm’s Royal Oak office.

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Howard & Howard Welcomes Ryan O’Malley

Royal Oak, Michigan, October 11, 2018:  Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC is pleased to announce that Ryan T. O’Malley has joined the firm. He will practice out of the firm’s Las Vegas, Nevada office.

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Sufficiency of Drawings in Design Patent Applications

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Suppose that you want to file a design patent application for an article that is three-dimensional.  What views of the article will you need for the design patent application that will be sufficient to support your claim?  The answer is a sufficient number of views to constitute a complete disclosure of the appearance of the design.

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Howard & Howard Expands Las Vegas Office

 

 

 

Royal Oak, Michigan, September 27, 2018:  Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC is pleased to announce that Adam R. Ellis has joined the firm. He will practice out of the firm’s Las Vegas office.

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