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A federal trademark is a very powerful intellectual property and one of the most important business assets one can obtain. With a trademark you will be able secure your companies logo’s, specimens, designs and any other unique symbols. This registration will promote a nationwide notice of your registration and distinguish your company or products in today’s marketplace.
Trademark Introduction

What is the benefits of receiving a registered trademark?

You do not need to register your trademark. However, by filing your trademark you will receive great advantages in today's business market. You will also receive a higher level of legal protection. Some of these advantages are listed below:

  • Constructive notice nationwide of the trademark owner's claim.
  • Evidence of ownership of the trademark.
  • Jurisdiction of federal courts may be invoked.
  • Registration can be used as a basis for obtaining registration in foreign countries.
  • Registration may be filed with U.S. Customs Service to prevent importation of infringing foreign goods.

You can use the symbol ® once you receive your registration. During the meantime, you can use ™ (trademark) or SM (service mark) to notify the public of your recent claim.

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