What is a trademark?
A trademark is a word, phrase, symbol, or design, or a combination of words, phrases, symbols, or designs, that identifies and distinguishes the source of the goods of one party from those of others.
U. S. Patent and Trademark Office
McCarthy on Trademarks and Unfair Competition (5th ed.) Also on Westlaw. Explains and analyzes trademark law, with concise analysis of cases and statutes and how-to advice on registering and protecting trademarks.
Callmann on the Law of Unfair Competition, Trademarks and Monopolies (4th ed.) on Westlaw. Comprehensive analysis of the law of unfair competition as it relates to trademarks, including an examination of cases as well as the law's theoretical underpinning. Includes the text of important statutes and regulations and a table of trademarks, trade names, and slogans.
This interactive CALI Lesson explains the basics of trademark research, including historical background, statutes, regulations, cases, secondary sources, international materials, and current awareness tools.. It can be accessed through your smartphone or tablet, as well as through your computer.
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