FEDERAL TRADEMARKS/SERVICE MARKS

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Federal Trademarks and Service Marks Lawyers in Orlando, Florida

Trademarks and service marks are logos, words, phrases, or designs that differentiate your goods and services from the competition. While it is wise to do your own research about federal trademarks and service marks, consult with our qualified federal trademarks and service marks attorney in Orlando, Florida at Legal Counsel, P.A. who can review your situation and help you file your application properly.

While it is possible to assert your rights to your trademark or service mark by offering goods and services under a specific name, logo, word, or phrase, the best way to protect your interests is to register your trademark and service mark federally. Only when you register your mark federally will you be entitled to use the ® symbol after your brand name and logo. Contact Legal Counsel, P.A. and consult with our federal trademarks and service marks lawyer in Orlando, Florida who can help you with the registration and application process. Additionally, if you believe another company or person is infringing on your business name, trademarks, service marks, logos, and designs, you may have the ability to assert your rights. Contact Legal Counsel, P.A. and speak to our federal trademarks marks and service marks lawyer in Orlando, Florida who can help you. Have questions? We have answers. Contact Legal, Counsel, P.A. today at 407-982-4321.

Selecting a Trademark and Service Mark in Orlando, Florida 

Before you register your trademark or service mark, you’ll need to select the marks and designs you plan to use. It is important to do this carefully, because if your mark is too similar to another company or brand’s mark, your application could be denied. Moreover, if your trademarks or brand is too similar to another brand, you could face legal issues as well. Some trademarks or service marks cannot be registered and others are too generic to be protected. Contact Legal Counsel, P.A. and speak to our federal trademarks and service marks lawyer in Orlando, Florida who can review your logos, brand names, and phrases to help you understand your rights and protect them.

When choosing a trademark or service mark, you’ll want to make sure that the mark or logo is not similar to another brand’s mark or logos and that your services and goods are distinct enough that they won’t be confused with another brand’s trademark or service mark. Generally, you’ll need to survey other companies that offer similar goods and services and make sure that your trademark and service mark is distinct from these goods and services. Ideally, your mark should be creative and unique, and truly distinct. Contact Legal Counsel, P.A. and consult with our federal trademarks and service marks lawyer in Orlando, Florida who can research your trademark and service mark in the national database, help you understand what qualities your trademark or service mark should possess to be successful, and help you register your mark at the federal level. Have questions? We have answers. Contact Legal Counsel, P.A. today at 407-982-4321.

Should You Register Your Trademark or Service Mark Federally?

If you plan to do business nationally, it may be wise to register your trademark or service mark at the federal level. Using a business name or logo in associated with the sale of goods and services can grant you certain rights to your trademark and service mark, but according to the United States Patent and Trademark Office, these rights might be limited in geographical region and scope. Additionally, you may register your trademark and service mark within the state of say, Florida, but your rights will be limited to the state in which you register your mark. If you are starting your own business, have a unique idea, or want to protect your brand name and interests, it may be in your company’s best interests to register your trademark federally. The additional benefit of registering your mark federally is that your mark will be registered with U.S. Customs and Border Patrol and it can be added to the database to track any counterfeit goods brought into the country using your trademark or service mark. If you have questions about whether registering your trademark and service marks is right for you, contact Legal Counsel, P.A. and speak to our federal trademarks and service marks lawyer in Orlando, Florida. Have questions? We have answers. Contact Legal Counsel, P.A. today at 407-982-4321..

The Benefits of Using a Federal Trademark and Service Mark Attorney in Orlando, Florida

According to the United States Patent and Trademark Office, there are benefits to using a qualified federal trademark and service mark attorney when filing your application for registration. A lawyer can help you file your application, help you search the database for similar marks to help you send the best possible application, and can appeal the decision if for some reason your application is denied. Legal Counsel, P.A. understands how important it is to launch a new business on the best possible foot. Registering your trademark or service mark federally is one great way to do this. Contact Legal Counsel, P.A. and speak with our federal trademarks and service marks attorney in Orlando, Florida who can help you. Have questions? We have answers. Contact Legal Counsel, P.A. today at 407-982-4321.

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