1. Go to the United States Patent and Trademark Office’s website at:
2. Read the link “Basic Facts About Trademarks” located at:
3. Select one of your group member’s businesses from the Business Topic(my family business topic)
Paper that would have a work that is suitable for trademark protection
▪ Answer the following questions in your paper:
• Describe the item you would seek trademark protection for.
• Briefly describe the process you would have to undergo to
obtain trademark protection for the mark based upon the
“Basic Facts About Trademarks” and the text book (be sure
• When does your work begin to have trademark protection?
• How long does the mark have trademark protection?
• If you did not file an application with the USPTO, would
your mark still have trademark protection? Why or why not?
• Describe one thing that you learned about copyrights by
reviewing the USPTO’s website that is of particular interest
to you and why.