Asked in Intellectual Property and Trademark

Q: Can a foreigner file for trademark in us?

and what are the fees

3 Lawyer Answers
Joanne Belasco
Joanne Belasco
Answered
  • Trademarks Lawyer
  • Boston, MA

A: A foreigner may file for a US trademark but they must use a US attorney to do so. The legal fees are going to vary by attorney, and the federal filing fees will depend on how many marks are filed and in how many classes.

Evelyn Suero
Evelyn Suero
Answered
  • Trademarks Lawyer
  • Miami, FL

A: Foreign applicants must be represented by a U.S. trademark attorney for applications filed at the USPTO. Fees vary among attorney, costs are determined by number is trademarks, number of class/categories, etc. If trademark is already registered in another country, it may be eligible to maintain a priority date. Consult with a trademark attorney in the U.S.

Nic  Schaefer
Nic Schaefer
Answered
  • Trademarks Lawyer
  • Beaverton, OR

A: Yes. You can definitely register in the U.S. You just need to use an Attorney from the U.S. or a contact here with a valid address.

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