The following information is needed to prepare a trademark application for filing (you should use the TM symbol before you have obtained a federal registration at the U.S. Patent Office)
INFORMATION FOR FILING A TRADEMARK APPLICATION
-if filing in your name, then your full name and home address;
-if filing in your company name, then your company name, address, and state of incorporation
- Filing WORD mark or LOGO
-if logo, then a jpg image of the logo;
-do you intend to claim any particular color scheme?
- FIRST USE
-first use in US Commerce month/date/year (actual sale or offer to sell)
-provide description of goods and/or services
- SPECIMEN/PROOF of USE
-if already started using in commerce, then a jpg photo of the trademark on the actual product or packaging or label (for products); or
-a pdf copy of a sales brochure describing services or a screen shot of a web site (for services)
- FILING FEES
-government filing fees $225 or $275 per class of goods/services, depending on the type of trademark application (if used a standard description of goods/services or a custom-made one).
An exemplary list of trademarks for which we obtained a federal registration ®