Podcast Series
Tricks of the Trade(mark)

Tricks of the Trade(mark): Former USPTO examiner Erik Pelton shares tips and experiences drawn from two decades of counseling brands for maximum protection and growth.


Pickleball: A Boom in Trademark Filings

The game of pickleball has become the fastest growing sport in the US and trademark filings at the USPTO are a proof of that. Businesses recognize that the trademark records of the USPTO really are a microcosm of the overall economy and a great source of research and knowledge. Find out more in this episode.

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3 Different Ways to Overcome a Likelihood of Confusion Trademark Refusal from the USPTO

Arguments, consents, and cancellations are the potential ways to overcome a likelihood of confusion for a trademark application. Learn more about these three and the different office action response situations in this episode.

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Our Unique Patent Pending Tool at EMP&A

Have you ever wondered how our firm at EMP&A manages several hundred trademark filings each year? Over the past 15 years we have developed an amazing tool, called Tracker, which is exclusive to our firm and for trademarks – and is now patent pending! Listen for more on what makes this tool so special.

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