Is Your Trademark Name Free to Capture and Use?
The purpose of a Trademark Clearance Search is to provide you with confidence that your desired trademark is available to protect and free to use.
We charge a flat fee of $395 to conduct a Trademark Clearance Search.
Within 3 days from your placing order, you will receive an easy-to-read trademark search report which identifies similar trademarks and concludes with a legal opinion from an APEX trademark attorney regarding your ability to capture and use your trademark. To proceed, complete the Trademark Clearance Search Order below.
The APEX Approach to Trademark Research
At APEX Intellectual Property Group, our experienced attorneys utilize the most up-to-date search tools and databases to conduct a thorough trademark search. We don’t just stop at checking registered trademarks; we also look into common law marks, business names, domain names, and more. We understand that each brand is unique, and we tailor our research approach to fit the specific needs and objectives of your business.
Frequently Asked Questions
A trademark search involves looking through trademark databases, business registries, domain name databases, and other resources to find out if a proposed trademark is already in use or registered.
Trademark research helps prevent potential legal disputes by identifying existing similar or identical marks. This step can save you time, money, and effort in the long run.
While it’s possible to do a basic search on your own, a comprehensive search should ideally be conducted by an experienced attorney. They have access to advanced search tools and can interpret the results effectively.
If a similar mark is found, it doesn’t automatically disqualify your trademark. Several factors come into play, such as the relatedness of goods/services, the similarity of the marks, and the likelihood of confusion.
While a clear trademark search can increase the likelihood of registration, it doesn’t guarantee it. The final decision rests with the trademark office.eral years.
The duration can vary depending on the complexity of the mark and the scope of the search. However, a typical search might take anywhere from a few days to a couple of weeks.
If you plan to expand your business internationally, it’s advisable to conduct a trademark search in those countries as well.
Ideally, you should conduct trademark research whenever you plan to introduce a new product, service, or sub-brand.
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