Q: I want to file a trademark for a new ministry, I need to know the cost
A: Filing a trademark application is easy and inexpensive. Expect a $275 fee to the government and a small amount of professional time to prepare the application. The more expensive and complicated part of the trademark application process is responding to the government attorney's legal arguments about your proposed trademark and analyzing potentially conflicting trademarks. An attorney would need to review your proposed trademark to estimate the cost to prosecute the application. Generally, I would expect the range to be between $700 and $1,200 in attorneys fees for most trademark applications. Particularly complex cases that receive a challenging office action from the examining attorney may be several thousand dollars more.
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