How to trademark your product or business name in the U.S. by using pre-qualification tools to minimize risk and reduce application costs.

By Product Dragon—Nonprofit helping ethical product innovators

Trademarks are very important for doing ethical and legal business in the U.S. Acquiring a registered trademark gives a business security against competitors and accidental infringement.

Registered marks give protection against out-of-state and even foreign competitors, allowing you to block competitor’s marketing and product imports within the U.S.

This article covers how to determine if registration is possible for your brand, and how to get started.

Important: Check if you even qualify for a U.S. trademark