Do you have to trademark a business name?

Answer To legally operate a business with a name other than your legal name, you must register with your local government. There is not a legal requirement to trademark a business name, but if a name is n... Read More »

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Do you need to trademark a name to run business?

On One Hand: There Is No MandateWhen you start a business you are required to register that business with your city and/or county clerk's office for partner and proprietorship purposes, and with yo... Read More »

How much does it cost to trademark a business name?

As of May 2010, the average cost to file the necessary paperwork to trademark one business name or logo for just one line of business with the United States Patent and Trademark Office was $275 to ... Read More »

Can you trademark an LLC name?

A company formed as a limited liability corporation, or LLC, can receive trademark protection for its products and services. Trademarks generally protect actual products or services rather than gen... Read More »

Is a domain name a trademark?

A domain name is not automatically a legal trademark. To obtain a legal trademark, you must register the domain name as a trademark through the United States Patent and Trademark Office. You can cl... Read More »