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Renuka Rajan

RENUKA RAJAN is a​ NY-licensed trademark attorney in the Nagpur office at LegalForce RAPC. She specializes in ​trademarks, copyrights and office action responses. ​Renuka received her ​B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) ​degree from ​National Law University​, Delhi​ and her ​LL.M. in IP from the George Washington University Law School (Washington, DC), where she ​was also a Thomas Buergenthal Scholar. When she is not busy advising her clients, she's usually found either in the gym or singing along to different songs on her guitar with the same six chords. She is an avid Harry Potter fan and is always up for a healthy argument.
Trademark Disclaimers

Trademark Disclaimers Part II: Why Should I Be Concerned About a Disclaimer?

What if you hyphenate the words? A mere hyphen would not dilute the descriptive nature of the words. The USPTO analysis would then be:...
Trademark Disclaimer

Trademark Disclaimers Part I: What is a Disclaimer?

Disclaimers are an inherent part of the trademark registration process. So what are “disclaimers”? According to the USPTO, a disclaimer is when the applicant...

How To Create a Strong Trademark

Fanciful Arbitrary Suggestive Descriptive Generic   HOW TO CREATE A STRONG TRADEMARK? Not all marks are perceived in the same manner. There’s a spectrum on which trademarks are usually judged. These...
Common Law Trademark

What are Common Law Trademark Rights?

  If I do not want to formally apply to have my brand name registered with the USPTO (United States Patent and Trademark Office), can...
Design protection.

How Do I Protect my Design? (Part 2)

So what if I think I qualify for more than one protection? Can I have two (or more) intellectual property protections for the same...
protect my design

How Do I Protect my Design? (Part 1)

So I have a design I want to protect – say it is the design for a dress, the style of the dress, or...


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