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finally settled on the perfect name for your product or service – that's fantastic!
Finding just the right name is vitally important to the success of any product
line or service. Or,
perhaps, we've already searched & filed a trademark for you. If it's been a
couple of years, have you had protective research conducted? Do you have a logo
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Once you get that trademark filed be aware that your information
is of public record, which means, unfortunately, some will mine that resource
& some of those folks will send you solicitations.
These solicitations often look very official, and "may use names that resemble the USPTO name, including, for example, one
or more of the terms "United States," “U.S.,” "Trademark,"
"Patent," "Registration," "Office," or
"Agency." Some will even
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