Section 2: Trademark Application 1. Go to the United States Patent and Trademark Office’s website at: http://www.uspto.gov/trademarks/index.jsp 2. Read the link “Basic Facts About Trademarks” located at: http://www.uspto.gov/trademarks/basics/Basic_Facts_Trademarks.jsp 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 to cite) • 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.