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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.

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Trademarks in the District of Columbia:

According to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, over 190 trademarks were filed from the District of Columbia between 2008 and 2010, including over 40 trademarks filed in 2010.

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Trademarks Filed over 30 trademarks over 30 trademarks over 40 trademarks

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Trademarks News In District of Columbia - Google News

Judge Upholds Washington Redskins Trademark Ruling
Washington lost its trademark back in 1999, but was able to come out victorious in district court. Back in 2005, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia took up the case of Pro-Football, Inc. v. Harjo, which fell under the same ...
Court sides with Native American groups fighting Washington team's 'racist' nameCronkite News
Judge: Redskins' trademark must be canceled; team to appealColumbia Missourian

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Federal District Court affirms cancellation of REDSKINS marks on summary judgment
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July 14, 2015 ? On July 8, 2015, the Federal District Court of the Eastern District of Virginia affirmed the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board's cancellation of the REDSKINS federal trademark registrations owned by Pro-Football, Inc. Pro-Football Inc ...

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Risky business: the importance of protecting trade secrets
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Also unlike patents, trademarks and copyrights, trade secret protection is largely provided by state, not federal, law (other than some federal criminal laws). Indeed ... Forty-seven states (along with the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S ...

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National briefs: Baltimore police commissioner fired after riot, killings
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
CHARLESTON, S.C. ? The campaign to remove the Confederate battle flag from South Carolina's capitol grounds in Columbia marched forward on Wednesday, as the House of Representatives emotionally debated the banner symbolizing slavery and ... U.S ...

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