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The pitfalls of filing a trademark yourself and how a lawyer can help (Legal Road Map® Podcast S2E21)

You canfile 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 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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This podcast is information, not legal advice specific to your situation.

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