One-on-One Doubles Tournaments® Trademark & Patent Licensing
One-on-One Doubles Tournaments Trademark & Patent Licensing
There is a registered design patent for the One-On-One Doubles® Tennis Court and a registered trademark for the name One-On-One Doubles®. Both the patent and trademark have been issued from the United States Patent & Trademark Office.
All clubs, colleges and facilities interested in licensing the One-On-One Doubles patent and trademark for their events, contact Ed Krass, founder & director, One-On-One Doubles Tennis, Advancing the Game, Inc.; firstname.lastname@example.org; (813) 684-9031 (Office); (813) 478-3384(Mobile)
Trademark, Patent & Licensing Questions:
1. What is a trademark?
A trademark is a name, symbol, or other device identifying a product, officially registered and legally restricted to the use of the owner or manufacturer. A trademark is also a distinctive feature by which a person or thing comes to be known.
2. What is a license?
A license is the issuance of legal permission to do or own a specified thing. A license is also proof of permission granted usually in the form of a document.
3. What is Trademark Licensing?
All One-On-One Doubles names, logos, and marks have been trademarked with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. They are the legal property of One-On-One Doubles. Only approved and appropriate use is permitted. Other than One-On-One Doubles, Inc., various outside entities have been granted permission to use One-On-One Doubles logos, words and marks. These outside entities are called licensees.
4. What qualifies as a Trademark?
Any word, symbol, logo or combination of these that can be associated with One-On-One Doubles qualifies as a trademark.
5. Who can use the Trademark?
All use requires permission and authorization. Licensees are granted permission through Advancing The Game, Inc. d/b/a One-On-One Doubles Tennis and/or through the legal representation for Advancing The Game, Inc. Failure to obtain a license or trademark approval for non-approved items or events could result in heavy fines and imprisonment if convicted.
6. What’s the purpose of a Trademark Licensing Program?
A trademark licensing program gives Advancing The Game, Inc. control over its logos and marks, which ensures the consistency and quality of all One-On-One Doubles merchandise and events. It also allows for Advancing The Game, Inc. to generate revenue from the sale of items bearing its marks and logos.
7. What is a Design Patent?
United States patent laws provide for the granting of design patents to any person who has invented any new and nonobvious ornamental design for an article of manufacture.
8. What is a Patent Licensing?
Patent Licensing is an act of assigning the ownership of a patent to a third party so, they can make, use, and sell your invention either exclusively or non-exclusively, for an amount of pre-decided royalties.
9. Contacting Advancing The Game, Inc. for Trademark & Patent Licensing Program:
Any outside entity wishing to ask questions or further discuss the trademark & patent licensing program for One-On-One Doubles, can contact Ed Krass, founder and director, Advancing The Game, Inc., at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org or call (813) 684-9031.