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How much does a trademark cost in GA?

How much does a trademark cost in GA?

Fee: The filing fee is $15.00 per application. Make checks or money orders payable to the Secretary of State. Filing fees are non-refundable.

How long does it take to get a trademark in Georgia?

Transition from filing to registration: Typically, trademark registration takes about 18 months. Opposition term: Oppositions may be filed against a trademark within three months of the publishing of the application. Protection term: Once registered, a trademark is valid for 10 years.

What do I need to know before trademarking?

Here are 5 things you should know before you trademark:

  • Make sure your trademark isn’t already taken.
  • Register your domain name.
  • Know your rights.
  • Bookmark ICANN for the “just in case” situations.
  • You can still use a TM (trademark) or SM (service market) without registering with the USPTO.

How long does the trademarking process take?

12 to 18 months
Usually, the process takes 12 to 18 months. Registering your trademark is a complex procedure that involves your application moving through various stages. Learning about each stage in the process will help you understand why getting a trademark takes as long as it does.

How much does it cost to copyright a name in Georgia?

A non-refundable filing fee of $15.00 must accompany each application for registration of a trademark or service mark. This is an examination fee. Even if the mark is not registrable, fees are not refundable. Make checks or money orders payable to the Secretary of State.

What is the process of trademarking?

To federally register a trademark, you must submit a trademark registration to the United States Patent and Trademark Office, or USPTO. There, your application will be reviewed by an examining attorney. If no oppositions are received then your trademark application will be cleared for final registration.

How to find out if you have a trademark in Georgia?

This search provides access to information related to trademarks and service marks (“trademarks”) registered with the Secretary of State. Understanding the limitations of this database can help you avoid significant problems.

Do you trademark or copyright a catch phrase?

The catch phrases applied to products are trademarks, as they would serve as indicators of a common source for the goods bearing those catch phrases. The designs are probably protectable both under trademark and copyright law.

Is there a database for pending trademark applications?

Our database does not list pending trademark registration applications. Any perceived error or inconsistency in these records must be resolved by examining the official record, which is the application/registration file. Note: This search is not intended to serve as a trademark availability search.

How much does it cost to trademark a phrase?

As for your designs, those can be copyrighted. Each trademark costs $325 per mark per class, which means one for clothing, one for mugs, one for posters/calendars, etc. so you can see how that can add up fast. if you gtrademarked each phrase for 3 products that would cost $975 per phrase.