What is a Trademark? - Definition, Registration & Examples


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Which system is used to check if an identical or similar trademark has already been registered with the federal government?

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1. A _____ is someone who uses a similar or identical trademark to one that is already registered.

2. Which of the following is legally required to register a trademark?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

See what you know about the concept of a trademark with regard to marketing. Questions on the quiz/worksheet will assess you on key points such as how a potential trademark is tested to see if one like it has already been registered with the government and the term for somebody who uses the same trademark as another company or product.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be quizzed on these subjects:

  • What the legal requirement(s) is/are for registering a trademark
  • The length of time it takes for the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to respond to a trademark applicant
  • Example/examples of a trademark

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about trademark law and the name of a person/company who doesn't follow it
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how long it takes for the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to respond to a trademark application
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on what a trademark is

Additional Learning

Learn more about marketing something with the lesson called What is a Trademark? - Definition, Registration & Examples. These study points will be discussed:

  • Example of a company or startup that would require a trademark
  • Various instances of types of trademarks
  • Famous trademarks in the modern world
  • How much it costs to apply for a trademark with the U.S. government