Episode 21: The pitfalls of filing a trademark yourself and how a lawyer can help
You can file a trademark yourself, but should you? Online platforms like LegalZoom may lead you to believe filing a trademark application is as easy as filling out a form, but in reality it’s a complicated process that can require a lot of guidance.
Listen and learn:
- The important first step you can take to prevent having your application denied
- Why working with a trusted lawyer can help you avoid finding out the hard way that your business name is not registerable
- How a lawyer can help you strategize your trademark application to save money long term
- Why a USPTO Office Action isn’t always a bad thing
KEY TAKEAWAY: Trademark applications are tricky a process to navigate. In some cases, if your application isn’t done right the first time you might not get another chance to refile it. Working with a lawyer to file your trademark application not only ensures that your brand is fully protected, but it can also save you time and money in the long run.
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