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Q: We would like to trademark Virosense. Please advise the cost, process and timeline.

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Benjamin Charles Korray
Benjamin Charles Korray
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  • Trademarks Lawyer
  • Brooklyn, NY

A: Hello, please feel free to email me at benjamin@korraylaw.com to set up a phone call to discuss your questions about trademarks.

Evelyn Suero
Evelyn Suero
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  • Trademarks Lawyer
  • Miami, FL

A: Generally, the trademark registration application fee at the USPTO is between $250-350, and attorney fees vary. The process can take several months to several years depending on factors that arise during the application process. Consult with a trademark attorney for more information.

John B. Hudak
John B. Hudak
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  • Trademarks Lawyer
  • Milford, CT

A: The approval time varies for multiple reasons. The peak time for approval for a mark already in use is 6-9 months and the peak time for approval for a mark not in use yet but intended to be used is 12-15 months. I have a LinkedIn article explaining a short case study I performed to determine those time periods: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/snapshot-case-study-when-trademark-application-approved-john-hudak/?trackingId=JOdrS3g5TQWpeBecPnbUhw%3D%3D

The application approval timing might change because there has been a steady increase in applications in the past few years and the numbers above were taken from applications filed at the beginning of 2017.

The fees vary based on the use of the mark: generally $250 to $350 per class of goods or services – and a few hours of attorney time to intake the information, prepare the application, and submit the application. Many times a trademark search is completed, which if very simple will be included as part of the preparation, but can be more extensive if needed.

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