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Should I register a federal trademark name?

Should I register a federal trademark name? Topic: Submit business plan
July 17, 2019 / By Bab
Question: I have a parent LLC that I plan to develop products and spawn other businesses with. Im trying to decide whether it's wiser to register a trademark name for the parent LLC, or only trademark the spawned products that come from the business, or if it's standard to do both. Experienced entrepreneurs please.
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Abra Abra | 5 days ago
A trademark is (in the US) established at the time of 'first use' in a 'public work', meaning that once you use it, it's yours (assuming another hasn't already used the name). Registering your trademark will cost about 350 (US Patent Office fee) and another 300-700 to get a lawyer to submit the forms for you (one error and you lose the 350 and have to start over). For something small, I wouldn't worry about it. Personally, there's a company in Canada that jacked my name, business model, just about everything, but there isn't much I can do. Even if I had a US trademark, that isn't international, which is another wad of cash. It's a racket. Unless you're pushing over 1m annual sales volume I wouldn't fret it. Focus on making a profitable and sustainable business before things like trademarks and 'proprietary methods'.
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A Federal District Court can declare a federal law unconstitutional. If either party to the lawsuit does not the the District Court's ruling, they can appeal to the Circuit Court and eventually appeal to the Supreme Court of the United States. Since the Supreme Court only hears less than 100 cases each year, the majority of the time when laws are declared unconstitutional it is done by either a district court or a circuit court.
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any law that needs to be challenged or relooked at to see if its unconstitutional will be be taken to SCOTUS

Sybald Sybald
A trademark is gained,IE by using it. You can register a name, however it cannot be any name already in use, or any word in the dictionary. So, do not be misled by these companies who say the can register for you, and charge you. Just do it yourself, using what I have told you for nothing...
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Sybald Originally Answered: What would a person do about a trademark infringement letter from a lawyer?
Well, the first thing you need to do is talk to a lawyer. Hopefully this is a posting about someone you know and not yourself. Understand that admissions and other Internet postings could be used against you. The first thing you need to do is make an assessment of this case. What is the potential damage? What does the letter say they will do? You might consider reading Unofficial Court Rules Express Edition. It discusses how to conduct an assessment, beware of risk, and conduct a cost / benefit analysis. Your friend should check out the book.
Sybald Originally Answered: What would a person do about a trademark infringement letter from a lawyer?
You really screwed up didn't you? Stop selling bogus goods immediately, shut down your web site and move leaving no forwarding address. Mostly what the company is trying to do it to shut you down and keep you from doing this again. The lawyer is probably working for whatever he can get from you and he may be hard to get rid of. The lawyer probably don't want to file a lawsuit against you as that will cost more to pursue that they could ever hope to regain from the final judgment but that doesn't mean that they won't hound you for all eternity trying to get something from you.

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