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Tips in Getting Your Company Name Trademark Registered

If you wish to completely own and obtain the right to use your company name, then you need to register a trademark for it. These days, however, registering a trademark is no longer a very difficult job. But how does it all happen or what are the very first steps that you need to do? Well, that is exactly what this article is for. Below are the how-tos of registering a trademark for your company name, so kindly take the time reading from beginning to end.

Tips in Getting Your Company Name Trademark Registered

EASY WAYS TO REGISTER A TRADEMARK

Nowadays, there are many of ways that allow you to register a trademark for your company name. There are also very simple steps involved in the process. Gone are the days when you have to actually be present in the patent and trademark office and stay there for many hours and come back the next day just to complete the trademark registration. Nowadays the process if very quick that may be able to complete the whole thing in just 90 minutes. The easiest and perhaps the quickest manner you can try to register your company name for a trademark is to be in the official website of the patent and trademark office.

WHAT TO DO BEFORE THE RGISTRATION

One step that you need to perform before you begin with the actual trademark registration process is to check if the same name has already been used and registered for trademark by another company. In case the same name has already been utilized, then that would you have to come up with a new name for your firm. Go to the Trademark Electronic Search System (“TESS”) database of the patent and trademark website to check if you can still use your name. The rule of thumb is that anyone who has first registered a name and a mark for goods and services will be considered entitled for it. In the case where you are the one who first used it but have not registered it, you can proceed but with a lawyer.

COST OF TRADEMARK REGISTRATION

To register for a trademark online, the cost you will have to pay for may range from $275 and $325. But then you will also have to provide some other information like the kind of goods and services for which the mark will be used as well as the date of the first use of the mark. Basically, it is nice to have your logo or mark registered before you utilize it.

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The Path To Finding Better Registrations