7 Ways Small Businesses Can Protect Their Brand Internationally

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2. Conduct A Search & Apply To Register Your Mark:


Search the name of your business/brand on the Website for the United States Patent and Trade Office (USPTO) in DC.  See if anything comes close to yours.  If so, you may need to revisit step 1 above. If not, then proceed to complete and submit (with the required fee) an application to register your mark with the USPTO. They’ll have specific requirements. Follow them closely. You must remember that you are “applying” for federal protection of your mark, which means it can be denied. Find out more at USPTO.gov.

2. Conduct A Search & Apply To Register Your Mark:

Search the name of your business/brand…

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