Using trademarked English words on tshirts
In Trademark Registration - updated on 5/27/2017
When creating designs for tshirts, mugs and similar and writing copy for the sales pages of those items, I'm constantly running into English words that have standard character trademarked for the product category that I'm selling, even though I'm not using the words in any manner that would confuse a buyer about the brand.
For example, the word Swatch has pending trademark application for many categories, including products like mugs and towels. If that trademark is approved, does that prohi...