This is an extraordinary package providing great value for
those companies planning to expand not only in the U.S., but
also in today's global marketplace. No one beats our prices!
Following is the list of all the services included in
Federal Trademark Availability Search on the literal
element (words) of your trademark.
This includes a
professionally performed search of identical and similar
registered and pending registration trademarks of the U.S.
Federal Register to avoid any possible infringement risks.
Federal Trademark Availability Search on the design element(logo) of your trademark. This includes a professionally performed search of
identical and similar registered and pending registration
trademark designs of the U.S. Federal Register to avoid any possible
Note: The trademark
availability search on the design is a service for which
other trademark service companies normally charge extra money.
U.S. Common Law Trademark
Availability Search. This includes screening of U.S. Corporate Names
Directories, Assumed Business Names (DBAs) Directories, US
Business Directories, and the Internet (Websites, and other
online published material) to find possible conflicts with
Common Law protected trademarks.
EU Community Trademark
This includes a professionally
performed search of identical and similar registered and
pending registration trademarks of the EU Community
Trademark Register (OHIM) to avoid any possible risk of
infringement during possible expansion in
the European market.
International Domain Names Search.
includes screening Top Level Domain Names (.com, .net, .Biz,
etc.), country code domains, and another 500 different
thus allowing you to locate businesses all over the world that
may be using a domain name identical or similar to your
trademark. This is a very important search as many domain
names simply reflect trademarks.
Strategy and Results Report via email in Microsoft Word and
This includes a report that will allow you to
easily identify the most conflicting trademarks, and the
degree of the conflict, if any.
preparation and electronic
filing in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
This service includes:
Receive the Search Strategy and
Result Report via email in Microsoft Word or pdf file.
On the basis of the
search results, if you intend to continue the registration process,
just e-sign the official application prepared by us, and emailed to you for your
electronic signature. We will
then e-file the application in the US Patent and Trademark Office,
andyou'll immediately get a serial number and a filing date!!
Applications for U.S.
Federal Trademark Registration are provided by licensed U.S.
Attorney William Robert Hague of The Hague Law Firm after a conflict
check is completed.
Q.Does this package include the trademark availability search + the
application preparation and filing? A. Yes
Q.Is the trademark availability search necessary? A. Yes, absolutely. It is what
determines if you can use a certain trademark without infringing
upon any other marks, and avoids the costly consequences of an
Is the "comprehensive search" the same as a "direct hit" search? A. Absolutely not. The "direct
hit", also called the "exact match" search, will only catch
identical trademarks, whereas the "comprehensive search" will catch
not only identical trademarks, but also trademarks that are similar
in appearance, sound, commercial impression, and connotation. The
"direct hit" search leaves you at high risk of loss of filing fees
and infringement problems that can only be prevented with a
Q.Why am I
left at high risk of loss of government filing fees, and
infringement problems with a "direct hit" search? A. Probably, an example will
help you understand the point. Let's assume your trademark is
"DADA"; the "direct hit" search will catch exclusively all
trademarks that are exactly "DADA". Now, if no "DADA" trademarks are
found, there could be trademarks like "DADAS" or DAADA" or "DHADA
and the like, that you could catch only with a "comprehensive
search", and such a trademarks could be considered confusingly
similar by the U.S.P.T.O. application examiner. If so, a refusal for
likelihood of confusion of your application, will NOT involve a
refund of the government filing fees already paid, and use of your
trademark could constitute an infringement.
Q.Can I perform the trademark search by
myself? A. It
is not advisable that you perform the search by yourself. It takes a
great deal of experience to understand the relevance of a trademark
in finding likelihood of confusion, and to actually perform the
search using the tools available to do so.
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Trademark Monitoring Services
Watch and catch
newly filed and published applications in the USA or in other
countries of the world for trademarks that are confusingly
similar to your precious trademark, and take the right steps to
protect your marketing and good will building efforts against
www.APtrademarks.com is not a law firm.
Services provided are not the substitute for the advice of an attorney.
Applications for U.S.
Federal Trademark Registration, Application Prosecution and Registration
Maintenance Services are provided by licensed U.S. Attorney William
Robert Hague of The Hague Law Firm after a conflict check is completed.