Have you ever seen an advertisement and thought to yourself, “Wow! I wish I’d come up with that first!” Great ideas aren't protected by wishing. Great ideas are protected by doing!
It is recommended that a trademark owner conducts a search of common law use and registered trademarks prior to investing the costs and time in a trademark that will not be protected. It is best to seek legal advice when reviewing other trademark owners' properties.
Trademark Registration. After the search reveals minimum risk, a lawyer can help you obtain trademark registration at the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Once you have received your trademark registration, it is vital that you maintain your rights through proper use and renewals at the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Legal advice is recommended when seeking a copyright registration.
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