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People who have filed to register a trademark in the USPTO have likely received scam notices of the type addressed by these recent blogs from the USPTO. Additionally, we warn every trademark client about these scams. We even go as far as to use The Maxham Firm as the trademark owner’s contact address so that…

Written by: Lawrence A. Maxham Coming up with an invention or trademark is an innovative feat and is an integral component to your businesses success. Whether you are just beginning your intellectual property (IP) journey or have some experience under your belt, the Maxham Firm wants to make sure you are prepared for a potential…

Written By: Lawrence A. Maxham There is a longstanding story, likely apocryphal, that in the late 1800’s, the Commissioner of Patents said he was going to resign because everything worth inventing had been invented (the sewing machine, the cotton gin, telegraphy, and on and on). And yet, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)…

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