On May 14, 1993 the
NDGAA "Striped Pole and Poodle Logo" was issued
Registration No. 1,755,787 on the Principle Register
at the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
The National Certified Master Groomer phrase was
issued on October 11, 1994, Registration No.1858,295
on the Supplemental Register at the United States
Patent and Trademark Office. It is a violation
to use said logo or state Certified or Registered
Membership without the permission of the National
Dog Groomers Association of America, Inc.
Registration of these marks provide the legal
leverage to enforce our rights and stop unauthorized
use of the logo and the NCMG phrase. In this
way we can ensure that our symbol and certification
signify the highest quality grooming services
available and that these high standards are
maintained for the future of the profession.
NDGAA remains the only organization to solidify
their trademarks to protect our members professional