Asked in Trademark for New York

Q: I'm planning to file trademark so that i can use a certain username on twitter, facebook and instagram.

The word im planning to file for trademark is not generic word. It is a made up word but can only be found on But I already have the .com domain name of it.

I am US military veteran, is there a cheaper way to file the trademark beside

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2 Lawyer Answers

Griffin Klema

  • Trademarks Lawyer
  • Tampa, FL

A: The USPTO doesn't offer discounted fees for vets, sorry. As for filing, you'll need to carefully evaluate what products or services you will be selling. Merely having a user name on social media, without selling products that bear the mark, will not be sufficient.

Marcos Garciaacosta agrees with this answer

Marcos Garciaacosta

  • Trademarks Lawyer
  • Mesa, AZ

A: You need to decide if this is a business and plan accordingly.

You should work on a budget and revenue plan so you can make sure you are investing the right amount of money for the returns you expect.

Just like anything in life you end up getting what you pay for, so use a reputable professional to help you in your business journey.

Best luck

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