How much does it cost to trademark a name internationally
- 1 How much does an international trademark cost?
- 2 How do I trademark a name internationally?
- 3 Does a trademark apply internationally?
- 4 How do I protect my trademark internationally?
- 5 How do Trademarks work internationally?
- 6 Should you trademark in multiple countries?
- 7 How long does a trademark last?
- 8 Can a foreign company own a US trademark?
How much does an international trademark cost?
Direct Filing (via Local Attorney) Costs
The cost of filing a direct trademark application in any given country via a local attorney are about $1500-$2500. The cost will vary country by country (depending on the filing fee) and will vary depending on how much service and time you need from the local attorney.
How do I trademark a name internationally?
You can apply for international trademark protection by filing an MM2 form, which is available on the WIPO website. Then, you can submit a hard copy to the U.S. office. There are 113 countries that currently offer protection under the Madrid Agreement, including China, France, Italy, Australia and the European Union.
Does a trademark apply internationally?
If your international registration is granted protection in a designated country, your trade mark will have the same protection that would be extended to a national registration in that country.
How do I protect my trademark internationally?
To protect the trademark internationally, you first need to register it overseas, and registering it with the USPTO is vital. US registration is quite hassle-free, and after it is done, you can register the same trademark in any other country within 180 days from the date of US registration.
How do Trademarks work internationally?
No, a U.S. trademark registration will not protect your trademark in a foreign country. Trademarks are territorial and must be filed in each country where protection is sought. To file with a specific country, check WIPO’s list of international trademark offices. …
Should you trademark in multiple countries?
If you are selling or promoting goods or services in another country (or indirectly, by distributors or agents), then it is advisable to apply to register a trademark in that overseas country. Otherwise, you risk losing your rights to your brand in that country or potentially infringing another’s registered trademark.
How long does a trademark last?
In the United States, a federal trademark can potentially last forever, but it has to be renewed every ten years. If the mark is still being used between the 5th and the 6th year after it was registered, then the registration can be renewed.
Can a foreign company own a US trademark?
The answer is yes. Anybody, anywhere in the world can file a US trademark application.