Protect your brands and inventions internationally with trademarks, patents, and copyrights. With offices on four continents, Minder Group can assist you with each step of the international application process, from technical translations to application filing to registration.
Minder Group’s staff includes USPTO registered attorneys, engineers, translators, and business consultants from top universities and law schools. Our professionals offer years of experience in international trademark law, trademark registration, patent law, and patent prosecution. Feel free to contact Minder Group if you wish to file applications for Madrid Protocol international trademarks, PCT international patent applications, US patents or trademarks, European Union trademarks (EUTM) or patents, SIPO China patents or trademarks, or other intellectual property worldwide.
US PATENTS & TRADEMARKS
In the US, only patent attorneys registered to practice before the USPTO can provide legal services and respond to patent Office Actions on behalf of represented patent applicants. You can read more about US patent lawyers here. Similarly, only qualified US attorneys can respond to trademark Office Actions on behalf of represented trademark applicants. Be sure to carefully review an attorney’s credentials before selecting your legal counsel.
Below is a short introductory video by the USPTO regarding trademarks and the trademark application process. Feel free to contact Minder Group if you have any questions about the trademark application process or patent application process.
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) will increase trademark fees in 2021. Some filing fees will significantly increase, such as Section 8 (Declaration of Use for US trademark registrations), Section 71 (Declaration of Use for Madrid international trademark registrations), and TEAS Standard filings. So Applicants should consider submitting these filings as soon as Read more about USPTO Trademark Fees Will Increase in 2021[…]
After a series of consultations, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) will increase patent fees. Fee adjustments for most fees will start from October 2, 2020. Some of the fee increases are several hundred dollars. So Applicants should consider filing applications, submitting patent maintenance fees, etc. prior to the fee increases. Details of Read more about USPTO Patent Fees Will Increase in October[…]
In response to the SARS-CoV-2 / COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, the US government implemented the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). Under the CARES Act, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is able to provide coronavirus relief to Applicants. So far, the USPTO has offered deadline extensions and fee mitigation to Read more about COVID-19 Coronavirus Deadline Extensions at the USPTO and WIPO[…]
Given the SARS-CoV-2 / COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, we expect to limit face to face meetings. We will still co-host a few exhibition booths with digital marketing experts Montessori Interactive in 2020. The trade show schedule below will be updated throughout the year. If you are in East Asia and wish to learn more about international Read more about 2020 Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Asia Exhibitions[…]
We will be co-hosting exhibition booths with digital marketing experts Montessori Interactive this year. The trade show schedule below will be updated throughout the year. If you are in Asia and wish to learn more about international patents, trademarks, and copyrights, we encourage you to visit us at the trade shows! March 20, 2019MarketingPulse Booth Read more about 2019 Hong Kong and Taiwan Exhibitions[…]
The Brexit deadline is a mere months away and uncertainty still reigns. In the wake of Brexit, some companies may wish to consider registering a national trademark specifically for the United Kingdom (UK), even if they already have a European Union (EU) trademark (EUTM, formerly CTM). Similarly, companies with a UK trademark may also wish Read more about Brexit Trademark Considerations[…]
December 6-7, 2018 BIP Booth 5F-D16 Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre 1 Expo Drive, Wanchai, Hong Kong December 13-16, 2018 Taipei Building Show Booth L1107 Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center, Hall 1 Nangang District, Taipei, Taiwan We will be in Hong Kong and Taiwan for two upcoming trade shows. On December 6-7, 2018, Minder Group Read more about 2018 Hong Kong and Taiwan Exhibitions[…]
We can help your company register trademarks in over 100 countries through the Madrid Protocol / Madrid System. The complete list of Madrid Protocol countries can be found at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) website. However, the Madrid Protocol may not be optimal in many situations. Some of these scenarios are discussed briefly below. Read more about International Trademarks[…]
A partial list of US patents serviced by Minder Group can be found on the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) link below. US Patent Search Minder Group assists clients in a variety of legal matters, including patent prosecution, trademark registration, and intellectual property (IP) licensing. Feel free to contact our US patent attorney for Read more about US Patent and Trademark Services[…]