What is necessary if I want to trademark a name and logo? I have the web domain for it already.
Country relating to Question: United States
State (if USA): Colorado
Thank you for your question. Generally, there are three primary steps for a person to undertake in order to trademark a specific name. The first step involves determining whether the word is eligible for a trademark as generic terms, descriptive terms such as a product or service which is described by the trademark are not eligible. The second step entails a trademark search which is generally a combination of searching existing trademarks on the uspto.gov website as well as Internet searches to determine whether there are other parties who may be using a similar trademark and whether existing consumers would be confused by your intended use of the trademark.Assuming that the trademark is cleared, the final step would be filing for a use or intent to use trademark registration with the USPTO and submitting the registration fee of $275 at uspto.gov.
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