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International Trademark Protection

Here, we specialize in facilitating the registration and management of trademarks globally through the Madrid Protocol. With our assistance, you can seamlessly navigate the complexities of trademark registration and secure protection in over 130 countries worldwide, including the markets like the United States, Spain, and Turkey.

Our experienced Trademark Team at Oguz Law is dedicated to guiding you through the international protection application process. We understand the importance of safeguarding your brand assets and ensuring comprehensive coverage across various jurisdictions. Thanks to the Madrid Protocol, the process for securing trademarks is made more efficient, as it allows for a single international application to request protection in various countries, making it both time and cost-effective.

Understanding International Trademark Protection

Expanding your trademark protection beyond domestic borders requires an understanding of international agreements and regulations. Although a federal registration in the United States does not automatically extend to other countries, certain nations recognize it as a basis for trademark registration under international agreements like the Paris Convention and the Madrid Protocol. Through strategic planning and leveraging the provisions of these agreements, we can help you extend the protection granted by a foreign trademark registration into the United States using a Section 66(a) filing basis.

Understanding the Use of the Registered Trademark (®) Symbol

Furthermore, it’s essential to understand the proper usage of trademark symbols. The ® symbol, indicating the registration, should only be used after your mark has been officially registered and should not be utilized during the application process. Additionally, the symbol may only be used in connection with the goods and services listed in the federal registration, ensuring accurate representation and protection of your brand identity.

Cost Considerations and Application Process

When considering the cost of submitting an international trademark application through the USPTO, understanding the fee structure and associated expenses is important. When filing international applications based on a singular U.S. application or registration, a fee of $500.00 per class is required, and the filing should be done online.These fees cover the processing and certification of your international trademark application, ensuring compliance with international standards and regulations.

At Oguz Law, we are committed to providing comprehensive support and guidance throughout the international trademark registration process. Our team of legal experts is dedicated to protecting your brand assets and maximizing your global market presence. Contact us today to learn more about our International Trademark Protection services and start securing your brand’s future on a global scale.

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Trademark registration at the national level offers intellectual property protection limited to a particular country. On the other hand, international trademark registration through the Madrid System extends this protection to multiple countries. However, this protocol does not grant exclusive rights directly to the federal trademark owner, as can be obtained through a federal application, and can be complex. Therefore, international trademark applications should be done by an expert.

    The Madrid Protocol offers trademark owners worldwide a convenient and efficient method to register their trademarks in multiple countries. With a single streamlined application and payment process, you can file for and manage your trademark's protection across more than 120 countries and regional intellectual property offices.

    It enables trademark owners to extend the protection granted by a foreign trademark registration into the United States through the Madrid Protocol.
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