Archive for USPTO

Am I Eligible For a Reduced Trademark Application Fee?

The United States Patent and Trademark Office recently reduced the fee for filing a trademark application to a minimum of $225 per class of goods. So, if you’re filing a trademark application for a variety of baked goods, it’s a minimum of a $225 application fee. If you’d like that application to cover baked goods […]

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The Lighter Side of Patents

Every once in a great while you come across a patent opinion that contains a little whimsy (not for the losing party, but for everyone else). Today was one of those days. In 2010, two inventors filed for a utility patent on a cover for a propane tank to be used during tailgating. Why, you […]

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