How Long Does It Take to Get a Trademark? [2021]

It takes twelve to eighteen months to register a trademark. However, the good news is that if your mark registers, your trademark protection begins from the date of filing, and not the date of registration.

How Much Does It Cost to Trademark a Business Name IN 2021?

Today, the cost to file a trademark application is $250 per class of goods or services. If a custom description is necessary, it is $350 per class of goods or services.

In short, the cost to trademark a name comes down to whether a custom description is necessary. On one hand, if no custom description is necessary, the cost is $250 per class under TEAS Plus. However, a custom description is necessary, the cost will be $350 per class under TEAS Standard. You can find out if you need a custom description by using the Trademark ID Manual. If no custom description is necessary, use the TEAS Plus. Otherwise, use TEAS Standard.

TEAS Plus vs Standard: Pick the Right Trademark Application

TEAS Plus or TEAS Standard? Picking the right trademark application can have serious consequences. As a first step, check the Trademark ID Manual.

If you’ve started your trademark application you’ve likely come across two options: “TEAS Plus” vs “TEAS Standard” and asked to pick between the two. You understand trademark basics, and you completed a conflict check search for your trademark. Choosing between the two is the difference between a $100 fee, an Office Action refusal, or potential trademark application rejection. […]

What are Trademarks and What Do They Protect? [2021]

  I. What are Trademarks and What Do They Protect?: The Definition of a Trademark What do trademarks protect? The definition of a “trademark” is: “‘[a]ny word, name, symbol, or device or any combination thereof’ used by any person ‘to identify and distinguish his or her goods, including a unique product, from those manufactured or […]