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PROTECT YOUR BRAND, PUT YOUR MONEY
WHERE YOUR MARK IS!

Trademarks are ESSENTIAL in protecting your brand and business’s name, tagline(s), and logo(s). Trademarks differ from LLCs and other corporate entities because Trademarks are how you protect the intellectual property of your business on a federal level, whereas LLC's and other corporate entities are solely business formations formed at the state-level. Therefore, filing an LLC or other corporate entity does not protect your brand or business name on a federal level, but rather only offer minimum protections on a state level.

WHY FILE A TRADEMARK?

To protect your brand name or logo at the federal level, a trademark is filed with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Filing a trademark with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) protects against infringement, or in other words, the possibility of other brands stealing, using, or replicating what you have already created.

 

Failing to trademark your brand name, tagline, or logo can cost you a lot in the long run. If you are operating a business without a trademark, you are essentially risking another brand or business recreating or stealing your creative ideas. By failing to file for a trademark, you as the owner have created a liability and a risk of infringement by another brand or business owner. It is very time consuming and costly to fight an unregistered trademark against infringement, versus one that has been properly filed with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

 

 Long story short, file an application for trademark to have absolute protection of your brand!

 

If you are already doing business, have goods and services in commerce, or use the internet and social media to promote and market your business, then you should have already obtained a trademark! However, it is not too late!

 

 At Covington Law, our experienced staff and Attorney can assist you in the accurate filing of your trademark.

What we do?

At Covington Law, we protect your brand and creative work by filing applications to protect your intellectual property with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). A trademark is filed to protect brand names, taglines, and logo designs used to identify goods and services. 

 

Filing your application for trademark with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), protects your brand, logo design, and tagline throughout the United States and is protection much greater than just filing an LLC or corporate entity within a state.  At Covington Law, our Trademark Package is conveniently designed to ensure the accurate and timely filing of our clients’ brand names and logos.

TRADEMARK PACKAGE

INCLUDES

  • Discovery Call with someone from our firm’s staff to discuss your brand and the owners.

  • Preliminary Search to determine whether there are any conflicting or similar marks that could raise a potential conflict during registration of your application

  • Consultation

  • Opinion Letter with Attorney Covington providing insight on moving forward with your application for Trademark.

  • Filing of Trademark Application with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Application fees are included in price of package. Only one class of protection is included in this package, any more than one can be filed for an additional fee.

  • Non-substantive office actions (Substantive action can be handled for an additional fee)

  • Certified Copy of your official Trademark Certificate

How to Get Started?

  1. Submit a Contact Form. Be sure to state that you are interested in filing a trademark and the trademark package.

  2. Book a Discovery Call for Trademark Consultation. Make sure you book the “Discovery Call for Trademark Consultation”, as this consultation is specific to this service.

  3. OR Book the Trademark Package above.  It's all in one.

  4. A member of our staff will contact you for your discovery call, addressing any initial questions or concerns you may have regarding the trademark application and process. The staff member will send you a Trademark Registration Questionnaire to obtain your brand’s basic information required for filing an application for trademark with the USPT

  5. Covington Law Firm, will conduct a preliminary search for your mark. Attorney Covington will then contact you to discuss his findings and any recommendations. This call will be accompanied with opinion letter provided by Attorney Covington. 

  6. Next, your application for trademark will be filed. This process can take anywhere between 10 – 12 months depending upon the processing time of the USPTO. However, the date of registration will be retroactive to the date the application was originally filed. 

  7. Once your trademark is completely filed and registered, you will be notified and provided with your official Trademark Certificate by mail and email.