Join Dana Robinson for an in-depth discussion in this video Filing a trademark, part of Intellectual Property Fundamentals.
…So you're ready to file a trademark.…You've done what you need to be sure that you're…not going to get sued for infringement by some prior user.…You're sure you're going to move forward with this product.…Where do you file?…There's actually a variety of ways you can file a trademark application.…You can actually file in your state.…It's pretty rare that businesses actually use this anymore, but for a very…small fee, you can file a trademark application in any of the 50 states.…You can also file a trademark application with the federal government.…This is the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office; it's the USPTO.…
Their website is USPTO.gov There is a means to file online.…It's inexpensive, the fee is $275 if you use their predetermined forms.…And the process takes 12 to 24 months,…depending on whether there's objections and things like that.…That gives you a nationwide scope of protection.…It's the ideal trademark application to start with.…And it's the, the, the trademark application that almost…all of my clients file from the, from the beginning.…
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- What is intellectual property?
- What is a copyright?
- How long do copyrights last?
- Trademarking your brand
- Trademark infringement
- Patenting your ideas
- Defending trade secrets<br><br>
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4. Trade Secrets
5. Rights of Publicity
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