Multiclass Trademark Registration

Usually when you want to file a trademark application you have to do it in a specific class that follows the official classification that each country chooses to use. Most Latin American countries use the Nice Classification http://www.wipo.int/classifications/nice/en/ however some such as Argentina and Brasil have their own classification that varies compared to Nice's. Some countries [...]

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What is a service trademark?

A service mark is any word, name, symbol, device, or any combination, used, or intended to be used, in commerce, to identify and distinguish the services of one provider from the services provided by others, and to indicate the source of the services.

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Once my application is processed, what will I receive?

After the first recordal of a new application, the owner or the owner's attorney of the record, if provided, will receive a Certificate of Recordal depicting the mark, the owner's information, and the date of recordal from which renewals are to be calculated.

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Can I fax in my trademark application?

There is no provision for filing an application by means of facsimile transmission, by "faxing" it to the Office. Applications, whether originals or copies, must be filed either by hand or by mail.

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Can I apply for a Trademark electronically or on the Web?

We have in our webpage all the instructions you need to follow and you can verify the estimate for your trademark online. Once you contact us and provide all the information, we have the capacity to ensure that your application will be file and the process will be follow by a professional to assure that [...]

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Do I need an attorney to file my trademark application?

Applicants are not obliged to hire an attorney for assistance with trademark filings, although it may be desirable to employ an attorney who is familiar with trademark matters, since their might be opposition and requirements that are confusing and in terms that are not easy to understand. Must of the time people need advising in [...]

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Is a trademark search necessary?

It is advisable to conduct a search of the office records before filing an application. Searching first helps to ensure that the use of any proposed trademark will not infringe the rights of another party, and thus reduces the risk of any challenge or lawsuit from the owner of prior rights in a trademark or [...]

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What is a trademark search?

A trademark search is a review of various information, including trademark databases, and occasionally commercial and marketplace resources, typically designed to determine whether a particular trademark is available for use without risk of infringement of the rights of a prior user or registrant, and registration, referring to the criteria for registrable trademarks under local laws. A trademark search also can [...]

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