Many parts of the U.S. federal government have shut down this 2018 holiday season, due to political disagreement over the budget. This issue is likely to spill over into early 2019. However, the United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) will, at least temporarily, remain open during the shutdown. According to the USPTO, it has … Read moreTrademark Office Open During Government Shutdown
As the year is drawing to a close, I wanted to let you know about the following pricing changes that are being made for 2019 (both for my services as well as YourTrademarkAttorney.com). Beginning January 1, the fee for a federal trademark search will increase to $300, and the fee for preparing and filing a U.S. trademark application will increase to $800 (which … Read morePricing Changes
Greetings! I’m very excited about the I Register Trademarks Blog, so without further ado, here are the basics! The purpose for this blog is simple: to provide some basic information about trademark law and other kinds of intellectual property. Although an initial consultation is free, many people prefer to do some Internet research prior to making … Read moreWelcome to the I Register Trademarks Blog!