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Visit Baker and Rannells at Latino Food Trade Show

August 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

Baker and Rannells, PA is excited to be an exhibitor at the World of the Latino Cuisine, El Mundo de la Cocina Latina, on August [...]

Baker and Rannells, P.A. Attends INTA 2017

May 20th, 2017|0 Comments

Baker and Rannells, PA attorneys’ Stephen L. Baker, Pei-Lun Chang, and Jason L. DeFrancesco attended the 2017 International Trademark Association (INTA) Conference May 20th –May [...]

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Do I Need a Trademark Attorney?

February 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Practically anything is capable of functioning as a trademark. This includes a word or phrase (IF IT IS GOYA IT HAS TO BE GOOD), a [...]

Baker and Rannells, P.A. Celebrates New Corporate Headquarters with an Open House

December 8th, 2016|Comments Off on Baker and Rannells, P.A. Celebrates New Corporate Headquarters with an Open House

By Jack Branowski December 2016 Following the move into their new corporate headquarters, the law firm of Baker and Rannells, P.A., Intellectual Property Attorneys celebrated [...]

Top Reasons to Trademark Your Brand and Your Company

November 15th, 2016|Comments Off on Top Reasons to Trademark Your Brand and Your Company

Baker and Rannells, P.A. Protecting Brilliance: Top Reasons to Trademark Your Brand or Company Name by Jack Branowski November 2016 The most valuable brands [...]

Baker and Rannells, P.A. Travels to Bali for APAA 2016 Conference

October 6th, 2016|Comments Off on Baker and Rannells, P.A. Travels to Bali for APAA 2016 Conference

October 6, 2016 Baker and Rannells, P.A. Travels to Bali for APAA 2016 Conference By Jack Branowski   In keeping with the opening of [...]

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Part 2: Strengthening Alliances in China

September 29th, 2016|Comments Off on Part 2: Strengthening Alliances in China

September 2016 Part 2: Strengthening Alliances in China By Jack Branowski We are back! The trip to China, taken by Baker and Rannells, P.A., President [...]

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Part 1: Strengthening Alliances in China

August 24th, 2016|Comments Off on Part 1: Strengthening Alliances in China

This is a very exciting time for Baker and Rannells, PA, the notable and highly regarded law firm specializing in intellectual property law, as [...]

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Top Trademark Attorneys Recognized in the CSC® Trademark Insider® Annual Report

February 13th, 2015|Comments Off on Top Trademark Attorneys Recognized in the CSC® Trademark Insider® Annual Report

Although the Trademark Insider® Annual Report is no longer published, the performance of the firm Baker and Rannells, PA and the firm’s President/Chief Attorney Stephen [...]

Do I NEED to register my trademark?

May 4th, 2014|Comments Off on Do I NEED to register my trademark?

We often get questions from business owners whether they should register their logo or trade name. According to USPTO, who manages incoming applications and issues [...]

Tips and Resources to File Trademark

March 2nd, 2014|Comments Off on Tips and Resources to File Trademark

A trademark includes any name, word, symbol, or device used, in business to distinguish the goods of one company from another. A trademark is a [...]

Baker and Rannells Introduction

July 8th, 2013|Comments Off on Baker and Rannells Introduction

Patent Examiners – United States Patent and Trademark Office

December 31st, 2012|Comments Off on Patent Examiners – United States Patent and Trademark Office

Patent examiners at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) prosecute applications for patents. Examiners make determinations based on federal codes, rules, and judicial [...]

Patent Attorneys and Patent Agents – United States

December 20th, 2012|Comments Off on Patent Attorneys and Patent Agents – United States

In the United States, a practitioner may either be a patent attorney or patent agent. Both patent attorneys and patent agents have the same license [...]

Patent Application Preparation, Filing and Prosecution

December 17th, 2012|Comments Off on Patent Application Preparation, Filing and Prosecution

The process of obtaining the grant of a patent begins with the preparation of a specification describing the invention. That specification is filed at a [...]

Patent Application

December 3rd, 2012|Comments Off on Patent Application

A patent application is a request pending at a patent office for the grant of a patent for the invention described and claimed by that [...]

United States Patent and Trademark Office (PTO or USPTO)

November 21st, 2012|Comments Off on United States Patent and Trademark Office (PTO or USPTO)

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (PTO or USPTO) is an agency in the United States Department of Commerce that issues patents to inventors [...]

Trademark Infringement

August 6th, 2012|Comments Off on Trademark Infringement

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Trademark infringement is a violation of the exclusive rights attaching to a trademark without the authorization of the trademark owner [...]

Intellectual Property Licensing

July 31st, 2012|Comments Off on Intellectual Property Licensing

A licensor may grant a license under intellectual property laws to authorize a use (such as copying software or using a (patented) invention) to a [...]

Getting a Trademark

July 23rd, 2012|Comments Off on Getting a Trademark

Trademarks are protected by law. In some countries, a person or company can get a trademark simply by using the name, word, phrase, symbol, logo, [...]

Trademark Attorney

July 16th, 2012|Comments Off on Trademark Attorney

A trademark attorney (alternatively spelled trade mark attorney) is a person who is qualified to act in matters involving trademark law and practice and provide [...]

Intellectual Property Owners Association

July 5th, 2012|Comments Off on Intellectual Property Owners Association

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO) is a trade association that is composed of owners of intellectual property (represented [...]

WARNING: Non-USPTO Solicitations That May Resemble Official USPTO Communications

June 18th, 2012|0 Comments

Be aware that private companies not associated with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) often use trademark application and registration information from the [...]

The Copyright Symbol Used in Copyright Notice

March 13th, 2012|0 Comments

Before the year 1989, use of a copyright notice — consisting of the copyright symbol (©, the letter C inside a circle), the abbreviation "Copr.", [...]

U.S Patent – Defined

March 5th, 2012|0 Comments

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: A patent is a form of intellectual property. It consists of a set of exclusive rights granted by a sovereign [...]