How much does it cost to patent a name?

Taking the time to protect your brand’s intellectual property is in a important step for your growing business. A brand name of a company would be protected by a trademark (as opposed to a patent which is for protecting inventions).

In addition to any attorney fees, you will be responsible for the USPTO filing fees for the trademark application which can be found here. The total fees for the application will depend on the number of classes (categories) in which you are filing for protection. When you submit a trademark application you have to indicate the specific categories of goods or services for which you intend to use the mark. The fee for each class is $225/$275 depending on the form of the application.

Having the assistance of an attorney when preparing and filing a trademark application greatly improves your chance of the application being approved on the first try. LawTrades can connect you with a knowledgeable attorney in our network for a free 20 minute consultation during which they can provide you an overview of the trademark process and a breakdown of the associated costs.