No, separate applications are required. One application would be directed to the words and the other to the logo. You will typically see the first type of application called a “standard character” or “word mark” application and the other a “stylized” or “design mark” application. Depending upon how you use your mark, it might also…

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After practicing exclusively in the field of intellectual property since 2001, Mr. Brian P. Kinder founded The Kinder Law Group (TKLG) in 2011.  Just a year later, in 2012, TKLG proudly announced that Mr. Kinder had been ranked in the top 10 of all trademark application lawyers and trademark infringement lawyers for the Orange County,…

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The Kinder Law Group was handling an issue today for a client who had filed a trademark application, but had made changes to the underlying trademark and wanted to “update” the application. The Trademark Office issued a preliminary refusal to the request to amend on the ground that the change allegedly constituted a “material alteration.” …

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The Highest Court in the European Union decided a trademark case today that has been pending for some time. L’Oreal was attempting to obtain a trademark registration for the trademark BOTOCYL for a cosmetic treatment and had been refused registration based upon the well-established brand name BOTOX for products sold by Irvine’s own Allergan, Inc.…

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