Have a lawyer prepare and file your trademark application the easy way

Trademark protection is granted in the United States by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (or the USPTO for short), a government agency. While anyone can fill out  trademark application, the process is best handled by an attorney — the forms can be confusing, there are many requirements, and there are many reasons why the government can deny your registration. Trademark To Go is a service of the Stark Law Firm and simplifies the process.

We’ve broken it down into three easy steps:

1. Fill out our online form. A Trademark To Go attorney will conduct a free trademark search. This involves searching and analyzing government records to assess whether or not you can register a certain trademark.

2. We’ll call you for a consultation. Not all phrases, logos, or words can be registered. We’ll provide legal analysis and advise you on the likelihood of success of your registration. We will also give you a price quote for preparing and filing your application. There is no pressure to hire us. Your trademark search and consultation are always free.

3. We prepare your trademark application and file it. We make the process as easy as possible for you. We charge a predictable and affordable flat fee and keep you informed every step of the way.

After we file your application, we will monitor its status. The government often asks questions and challenges registrations. When the government does this, it’s known as an “Office Action.”  We will respond to simple Office Actions for free as part of our flat fee.

If the government approves of your trademark, it “publishes it for opposition.” That means that for 30 days, anyone with a similar trademark can challenge your registration. If that happens, we can also represent you.

After the 30-day opposition period ends, one of two things happens:

1. If you’ve already been using your mark, your mark will register and you’ll be given a “Certificate of Registration.” Congratulations! You now have full trademark protection and can use the “(R)” symbol.

2. If you haven’t actually used your trademark yet, you’ll need to use it within the next 6 months (or get an extension) and then file a “Statement of Use.” We can file this for you for no additional charge other than the government fee.

So what are you waiting for? Protect your business today!