North Carolina Trademark Attorney .us

An informational page provided as a service of Maier & Maier, PLLC

(888)375-8858
Home
FAQ
About Us
Contact a Trademark Attorney

Register your Trademark with Maier & Maier's online service:

Or, to Speak to a Maier & Maier Trademark Attorney directly:

    Enter your Zip:

Protect Your Brand Image by Consulting a Trademark Attorney.


Registering a Trademark in the U.S:

Federal trademark registration offers a number of benefits to the trademark owner:

  • the right to use the mark nationwide, except in geographical areas where it is already used by others,
  • the right to bring an infringement lawsuit in federal court to recover damages and other remedies,
  • the mark becoming "incontestable" after five years.

Read our FAQ about Trademarks.


Trademarks in the state of North Carolina:

According to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, over 14,650 trademarks were filed from the state of North Carolina between 2008 and 2010, including over 4,740 trademarks filed in 2010.

State: NC 2008 2009 2010
Trademarks Filed over 5,070 trademarks over 4,830 trademarks over 4,740 trademarks



Answer a few quick questions to request the free Maier & Maier Innovator's Toolkit!


What category best describes your invention or idea?


Alternative Energy Technologies

Biotech/Medical/Healthcare Technology

Business Methods

Chemicals or Pharmaceuticals

Electrical and Computer Technology

Computer Software

Mechanical Based Innovations

Step 1 of 3

What stage of the invention process are you at?


Applied for patent / Have a Patent

Have a ready prototype

Have an idea

Have a prototype / Applied for a patent

None of the above


Step 2 of 3

Enter your contact information below:


First Name

Last Name

Email

Phone



Step 3 of 3





Trademarks News In North Carolina - Google News


Supreme Court: Rejecting trademarks that 'disparage' others violates the First Amendment
Washington Post
The ruling ? and a second one Monday that struck down a North Carolina law restricting registered sex offenders from social-media sites ? bolsters the reputation of the Supreme Court as protector of First Amendment rights. ?At a time when some have ...
Justices Strike Down Law Banning Disparaging TrademarksNew York Times
Supreme Court rules the Slants may trademark their name, striking down law banning offensive termsLos Angeles Times
Justices say government can't refuse disparaging trademarksWWAY NewsChannel 3
CBSSports.com -New York Daily News
all 337 news articles »


Justices Cite Free Speech in Sex Offenders' Web Use, Disparaging Trademarks
Education Week (subscription) (blog)
In the other, the court held that a provision of a federal trademark statute that bars disparagement of persons runs afoul of the free speech clause. In the internet case, Packingham v. North Carolina (No. 15-1194), the opinion for the court by Justice ...
Does Partisan Gerrymandering Violate the First Amendment?Slate Magazine
Supreme Court Strikes Down State Ban On Registered Sex Offender Social Media UseBuzzFeed News
Supreme Court rules sex offenders have right to use social mediaDigital Journal

all 104 news articles »

Wal-Mart Socked With $1.5M In Attys' Fees In Trademark Case ...
Law360 (subscription)
Wal-Mart must pay more than $1.5 million in attorneys' fees to Variety Stores Inc. in its trademark infringement and unfair competition suit against the retail giant, ...

and more »


It's not what you say, it's how quickly you trademark it
Reuters
The words were quickly scrawled on a notepad and the New Hanover County Democratic Party in Wilmington, North Carolina, began its scramble to own the phrase - applying just days later for a trademark with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

and more »




Intellectual Property News From
Maier & Maier, PLLC on PostGrant.com







DISCLAIMER: The information on this website is for general information purposes only. Nothing on this or associated pages, documents, comments, answers, emails, or other communications should be taken as legal advice for any individual case or situation. This information on this website is not intended to create, and receipt or viewing of this information does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship.

North Carolina Trademark Attorney .us
An informational page provided as a service of Maier & Maier, PLLC
You may also find a Patent Attorney in North Dakota
© 2016 Maier & Maier, PLLC