Trademark Registration in USA
450€ excl. VAT
Trademark Registration in the United States
A trademark is a type of intellectual property and a way of distinguishing and identifying a product or service of one business from those of another business. In simple words, this is an easily recognizable logo, design, symbol, or phrase that denotes a specific product and helps users distinguish it. The USPTO (United States Patent and Trademark Office) accepts trademarks in the form of words, logos, slogans, color schemes, smells, and sounds.Continue reading to learn more about trademark registration in the USA!
Benefits of Trademark Registration in the USA
Trademark registration in the USA is not obligatory. You can use an unregistered trademark for promoting your business and services. Nevertheless, trademark submission opens exclusive rights to use, franchise, and sell your mark. To be more precise, it carries a wide range of benefits. Here they are:
- protection from plagiarism and protection of your business identity;
- safeguard your reputation;
- a registered trademark can become your main marketing tool and help to position your goods and services on marketplaces;
- it provides you with legal rights to use the trademark and avoid reliance on common law rights which can be difficult to defend;
- It helps prevent the importation of counterfeit foreign goods.
US Trademark Registration Cost
The government fee for trademark submission in the USA is 450 USD. However, just like in the United Kingdom and the European Union, almost all trademark fees are calculated on a “per class” basis. Consequently, if your goods and services fall under more than one class*, the overall fees get higher
Please, note, that we charge an additional fee of 450 USD for our services including handling all the nuances of a trademark submission with USPTO. Applying for trademark submission with Chern & Co takes around a year to complete. We do our best to register your trademark within the fastest time. However, we are not responsible for delays that happen for reasons that are beyond our control.
Please, notice no refund of the state fee is given in case IPO rejects your application. Chern & Co does not provide a refund for services provided in case your registration application is rejected either.
*Upon registration, you will have to specify classes for which your trademark will be submitted. Products and services that will be associated with your product are called classes.
Want to learn how to protect a trademark? Here are 6 essential tips that will help you safeguard your trade mark.
Trademark Registration in the United States with Chern & Co
For over a decade, our company has been providing professional assistance on trademark registration to business owners of all sizes. Our specialists are aware of all the nuances of trademark submission in the United Kingdom and will gladly provide you with a free consultation. Do not hesitate to contact us!
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Trademark Registration in USA
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Frequently Asked Questions
Answers to Common Concerns
Why to Register a Company in Ireland?
Setting up a company in Ireland carries plenty of benefits. These are the smooth process of annual returns submission, low Ireland corporate tax rate (lowest in the EU), official documentation in English, access to the European market, the brilliant reputation of Ireland as a business-friendly country, availability of progressive and educated workforce.
Is it Dangerous to Assign a Nominal Director?
Yes, from the moment of the first trademark submission, it’s valid for 10 years and can be renewed indefinitely.
Can I Promote Goods and Services Under an Unregistered Trademark?
Yes, according to law, it is not mandatory to register a trademark. You can operate under an unregistered mark but in that case it would be more difficult and expensive to protect your rights for the mark in a court.
Can I Change the Specialization of My Company?
Yes, it is possible to change the specialization of your company en-route.
Can I Trade on Amazon with an Irish-registered Company?
Yes, we offer business-friendly packages for those who want to trade on Amazon for both European and US customers. We also help to pass the verification process on the marketplace.
Can I Close a Company?
Yes, this option is also possible, and we do provide this kind of service. In perfect circumstances, it takes around a month to close your company. A legal requirement is not to have large unpaid loans.