Registering Your Trademarks Quickly and Easily: The 4R Framework™

In my law firm I have developed a special process to help online entrepreneurs register and protect their trademarks as quickly and easily as possible.

I call it the 4R Framework. In today’s episode I break down the four main areas of this framework to help you understand everything you need to know to get your trademarks protected as quickly as possible.


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The 4R Framework Explained…

The four main areas of the 4R Framework include:

  1. Research – During this stage it is important to fully vet your chosen name to make sure the first, it is capable of trademark registration, and second, to confirm that nobody else is using the exact same name (or a name likely to cause confusion with your name) to sell the same products or services that you are selling.
  2. Ready – Once we have properly cleared your chosen name, we will rush to prepare your trademark application on your behalf. This includes cleaning up your descriptions, choosing the proper classes of goods and services, and making sure you have a proper specimen (or filing an intent to use application if you haven't started selling yet).
  3. Respond – Approximately 50-60% of trademark applications will receive some form of office action. If you fall into that unlucky group, we will help you craft a proper response that will give you the best possible chance at overcoming this unfortunate hurdle.
  4. Register – Once your trademark has registered, we will monitor your mark to insure that nobody else files an application for a mark that is deceptively similar to yours. If they do, we will discuss your options including sending a cease and desist letter.

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