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2 Answers | Asked in Copyright, Intellectual Property and Trademark for California on
Q: I like to make Selfiequeen as trade mark. What is the process. I know someone else made Selfie Queen as trade mark.

How much will it cost

Felicia Altman
Felicia Altman
answered on Feb 10, 2024

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

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2 Answers | Asked in Trademark and Intellectual Property for Nevada on
Q: How much does it cost to register a trademark?

website is www.suncabo.com and I'd like to trademark my logo

Felicia Altman
Felicia Altman
answered on Jan 23, 2024

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

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4 Answers | Asked in Trademark and Intellectual Property for Ohio on
Q: What information do I need to provide a lawyer to file a trademark?

I'm looking to file a trademark and I would prefer to hire a lawyer to take care of the process. I'm not sure what information I need to have prepared for the attorney beforehand.

Felicia Altman
Felicia Altman
answered on Jan 22, 2024

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

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3 Answers | Asked in Trademark and Intellectual Property for Washington on
Q: Hi, how do I revive/renew a trademark I filed in 2007 but somehow botched and apparently abandoned?

Trademark serial #77116771

Felicia Altman
Felicia Altman
answered on Jan 14, 2024

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

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2 Answers | Asked in Trademark and Intellectual Property for New Jersey on
Q: Trademarking my business name.

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

Felicia Altman
Felicia Altman
answered on Dec 16, 2023

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

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3 Answers | Asked in Copyright, Intellectual Property and Trademark for Oregon on
Q: I’m writing a children’s book series with the Adventurers of Benny the Bigfoot and Wally the Whale. How to license

Do I need to get a trademark or register it?

Felicia Altman
Felicia Altman
answered on Dec 4, 2023

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

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2 Answers | Asked in Trademark and Intellectual Property for Texas on
Q: How would we know if the trademark was completed?
Felicia Altman
Felicia Altman
answered on Dec 2, 2023

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

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2 Answers | Asked in Trademark and Intellectual Property for New Mexico on
Q: I own a trademark brand that's been cancel.And the attorney that that I still have his name on, no longer exist
Felicia Altman
Felicia Altman
answered on Dec 1, 2023

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

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2 Answers | Asked in Trademark and Intellectual Property on
Q: Hello, how can I use this abbandoned ELIXIR trademark?

I want to open a company with the name Elixir

Felicia Altman
Felicia Altman
answered on Nov 24, 2023

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

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3 Answers | Asked in Trademark and Intellectual Property on
Q: how much is to get a trademark for a therapy approach?
Felicia Altman
Felicia Altman
answered on Nov 21, 2023

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

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2 Answers | Asked in Intellectual Property and Trademark for Florida on
Q: Can l trade mark the Slogan “US Star Open I will play it one day”
Felicia Altman
Felicia Altman
answered on Nov 18, 2023

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

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3 Answers | Asked in Trademark and Intellectual Property on
Q: I want to open a trademark in the USA, what costs does this procedure involve?

Good afternoon My name is Elizaveta and I have a question for you, please tell me, I want to open a trademark in the USA, what costs does this procedure involve and

How long does it take and what are the possible future costs of maintaining it? I mean taxes.

Felicia Altman
Felicia Altman
answered on Nov 6, 2023

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

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4 Answers | Asked in Business Law, Trademark and Intellectual Property for Georgia on
Q: Should I register my business name before trademark
Felicia Altman
Felicia Altman
answered on Nov 3, 2023

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.

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3 Answers | Asked in Trademark and Intellectual Property for Florida on
Q: If a Trademark is abandoned, what do I have to do to take it over?
Felicia Altman
Felicia Altman
answered on Oct 20, 2023

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

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5 Answers | Asked in Business Formation, Trademark and Intellectual Property for California on
Q: Hi, to whom it may concern, i would like for file a trademark for my business, need help

i want to know if i can file a trademark for one particular item for sale on my website page

Felicia Altman
Felicia Altman
answered on Oct 14, 2023

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

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4 Answers | Asked in Trademark and Intellectual Property for Texas on
Q: I looked up our trademark and it shows as "abandoned". What does that mean? How do we get it active?
Felicia Altman
Felicia Altman
answered on Oct 14, 2023

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

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6 Answers | Asked in Trademark and Intellectual Property on
Q: how do I trademark a logo and name in a specific industry?

I'm starting a business in the supplement industry and I want to know how to protect my brand name and logo.

Felicia Altman
Felicia Altman
answered on Oct 4, 2023

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

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3 Answers | Asked in Trademark and Intellectual Property for Indiana on
Q: Research on this site shows the word mark HEAVEN ON EARTH trademark abandoned in 2018. How should go about verifying?
Felicia Altman
Felicia Altman
answered on Sep 26, 2023

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

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2 Answers | Asked in Trademark and Intellectual Property for Utah on
Q: Trademark 88412652 can i apply for that trademark
Felicia Altman
Felicia Altman
answered on Sep 20, 2023

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.

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3 Answers | Asked in Trademark and Intellectual Property for Florida on
Q: My Trademark was abandoned I did not realize we needed to do anything else to keep it up. How can I reactivate it

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.

Felicia Altman
Felicia Altman
answered on Sep 7, 2023

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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