Filing a trademark can vary in cost depending if you are filing an in-use or intent-to-use application. A standard in-use application costs approximately $250 for a TEAS Plus application and $350 for a regular trademark application. It is best practice to have a trademark attorney conduct a USPTO...View More
A trademark application can cost $250-$350 depending on the type of application you are submitted. When submitting a trademark application there can be additional fees if you file an "intent-to-use" verses "In-use" application. A trademark attorney is recommend to assist you...View More
To prepare to work with a lawyer to file a trademark you want to be able to provide to them information regarding whether you plan to file an "in-use" application or "Intent-to-use." To file an "In-Use" application you must provide them with a specimen of work showing...View More
If a trademark was abandoned recently, you may be able to file a petition to revive the mark. However, if the trademark has been abandoned for an extended period of time you will need to re-file the application with the USPTO in order to regain rights in the original trademark filed. Many trademark...View More
I've had my business for over 20 yrs but only recently contacted an online legal services company about trademarking the name. A few weeks later that company contacted me by email informing me that someone else was applying to trademark the same name and if I did not respond in 2 days, they... View More
You should speak to a trademark attorney who can conduct a trademark search to see if someone else has already registered a trademark with the same or similar name with the USPTO in the same or similar class of goods. A trademark attorney or specialist can conduct a quick search to see if any marks...View More
When writing a Children's Book the best protection is the copyright protection for the book. Be sure to once the final version of the book is complete to register the work with the Library of Congress. A copyright is not protected in court without being official registered work. The...View More
You can look up any trademark by searching for the mark by application number, owner or actual mark on the USPTO website. The owner of the mark or the person of record will receive an email when a mark has been registered with the USPTO or if an office action is received. To know the status of a...View More
If a trademark has been cancelled by the USPTO, generally you must refile the mark to regain ownership of the trademark. You can engage any Trademark Service or Trademark attorney to assist with this matter. Depending on why the trademark was cancelled it should be a straightforward process for...View More
In order to use an abandoned trademark as your business name it is best practice to register the mark with the USPTO. In order to register a mark with the USPTO you must file an application with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. You can file the mark online in the proper class of goods...View More
In order to register a trademark you must file an application with the USPTO. Depending on the application the filing fees with the USPTO cost approximately $250-$350. It may be helpful to hire a trademark attorney to assist with filing the mark and guiding you through the process with the USPTO....View More
In order to know if a phrase is available to trademark you must first conduct a search with the USPTO. If no other individual or business has a registered trademark that is the same or similar you may file a intent-to-use or in-use application with the USPTO. Because the trademark process can be...View More
In order to receive a trademark you must apply for ownership of the mark in the proper goods and services with the USPTO. Best practice is to work with a trademark attorney or expert to advise on if a mark already exists and guide you through the process. Since COVID from filing to registration has...View More
Generally, it is good practice to form a business prior to filing any trademarks, however it is always good to ensure the business name is not already filed as a trademark by someone else prior to forming the business.
If a trademark has been abandoned you can file an application with the USPTO to apply for the trademark. In order to receive a registered trademark an application for the mark must be filed with the USPTO and you must also be able to provide proof of the mark being used by you as the owner in...View More
If the mark is for a good or service used and sold in commerce you should be able to register for a trademark. The first step is to contact a trademark specialist who can assist with reviewing if there is another same or similar mark already registered with the USPTO and provide guidance and...View More
If a mark was abandoned after registration it is generally due to failure to provide notice of continuance of use between the 5th and 6th year of registration. If a mark was abandoned prior to registration ti would be due to failure to answer an office action in a timely manner. A mark that is...View More
You should consult a Trademark Attorney/Specialist to assist with registering and protecting your brand name and logo. In order to protect your brand/business you must file a trademark application with the USPTO in the proper class of required goods and services. A Trademark Attorney can assist...View More
A mark can be registered in various classes of goods and services. In order to review if a mark you are interested in is registered you must search the USPTO in connection with the particular goods and services you are looking to use the mark in connection with. A mark could be abandoned in one...View More
When looking at the USPTO this mark is shown as abandoned. If the USPTO mark the trademark as dead then it is no longer protected and someone else can file for the mark. If the mark is still in-use and registered/active another individual or company would be unable to register for the mark.
I registered a Trademark Name for my figure flattering apron designs called Shaypron. I have been using that name for 10+ years on my aprons that I sell, I just saw that my trademark was marked abandoned.
If your trademark went abandoned some time ago you unfortunately will need to file a new trademark application. If you have been using the mark and no conflicting marks have been filed there should be no issues in refiling for the mark. When a trademark is field a declaration of use is required to...View More
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