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Trademark Publication and Granting in the United States

Trademark Publication and Granting

Upon receiving a positive decision, the trademark is published. If no objections come forth from any third parties, a certificate is issued. As a standard practice, this stage doesn't call for any active steps

Upon receiving a positive decision, the trademark is published. If no objections come forth from any third parties, a certificate is issued. As a standard practice, this stage doesn't call for any active steps

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Trademark Publication and Granting in the USA

From $99

  1. An AI-powered IP assistant that helps you create a detailed assignment within minutes.

  2. Selection of the most suitable local trademark attorney based on specific criteria.

  3. Receiving a publication decision, monitoring oppositions, and issuance of a certificate.

  4. Online monitoring and reporting on the platform throughout the entire process.



  • More than 800 IP law firms from 150+ countries, ranking and reviews

  • An AI-powered IP assistant that helps create tasks and find relevant attorneys

  • Flat fees, secure and fast online payments with guaranteed results

  • 24/7 access to the registration process and online data storage for all your cases

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Sherridge, UK
At a glance iPNOTE is a platform designed for professionals. But at the same time they have so helpful customer support that got me through all stages literally by hand. Being client oriented is a relic feature for modern digital services that trying to automate almost each step.
Thanks for the excellent service. I managed to register my trademark swiftly and without unnecessary hassle.
Insense, USA
Very convenient service that helped us register our trademark in a few days. I want to mention the help of the CX team and especially Alex. They helped me and were always in touch. We will use it for registration in other countries.
s16vc, USA
Amazing service! I needed to register a trademark in multiple jurisdictions and IP Note helped me. Reliable, fast and transparent process, easy communication with patent attorneys all over the world. Highly recommended.
Besample, USA
Easy and fast to onboard, many useful insights. Definitely will continue to use it.
Biomicrogels Group, UK
User-friendly app with great functionality and design! All necessary information about IP in one place. In addition to information about patents, there is the ability to set reminders and tasks, track progress, and communicate directly with service providers. And yes, the marketplace is an excellent opportunity to save a significant part of IP budget!
Practico, USA
Great service, thank you! I didn't understand the trademark registration process at all and just want someone to do this job for me. They did it, I'm happy!
I liked working with the Ipnote. Clear, convenient process of finding contractors + there is constant support from the service itself on many issues. We were able to file trademark applications in the USA quickly. Now we will continue in other countries, using the help of the service.
Nucular, Hong Kong
Very professional and fast work. We recommend this company for trademark registration.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a trademark publication?
Trademark publication is the process of making your trademark application available for public review to allow others to oppose your registration if they believe it conflicts with their own trademark rights.
How long does it take for a trademark to be published?
After your trademark application is filed, it typically takes around 3-4 months for it to be published in the USPTO's Official Gazette.
Can anyone oppose my trademark registration during the publication process?
Yes, anyone who believes that your trademark registration conflicts with their own trademark rights can file an opposition during the publication process.
What happens if my trademark application is opposed during the publication process?
If your trademark application is opposed during the publication process, you will need to respond to the opposition and provide evidence to support your registration.
How long does it take for a trademark to be granted?
The timeframe for a trademark to be granted varies, but it typically takes around 9-12 months from the date of filing.
Can my trademark application be denied?
Yes, your trademark application can be denied if it does not meet the requirements for registration, such as lack of distinctiveness or likelihood of confusion with existing trademarks.
What happens if my trademark application is denied?
If your trademark application is denied, you can appeal the decision or amend your application to address the issues raised by the USPTO.
Can I use my trademark while my application is pending?
Yes, you can use your trademark while your application is pending, but it's important to note that you do not have legal protection until your registration is granted.
What are the benefits of having a registered trademark?
Having a registered trademark provides legal protection and exclusive rights to use your trademark in connection with your goods or services, and allows you to take legal action against infringers.

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Navigating Trademark Publication and Granting in the United States


Securing a trademark registration involves two critical stages: publication and granting. The process of trademark publication allows the public to review and oppose the registration, while the granting phase confirms the owner's exclusive rights. In this comprehensive guide, we will delve into the significance of trademark publication and granting in the United States, the steps involved, and how they protect your intellectual property rights.

Understanding Trademark Publication 

Trademark publication is a vital step in the registration process. Once the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) approves a trademark application, the mark is published in the Official Gazette. During this period, third parties have an opportunity to review the published mark and raise any objections or oppositions based on conflicting trademarks or prior rights.

The Importance of Trademark Publication

  • Public Notice: Publication in the Official Gazette serves as public notice that the trademark is being considered for registration. This allows interested parties to monitor and take action against potentially conflicting marks.
  • Opposition Period: The publication period provides a window for other trademark owners or interested parties to file an opposition if they believe the pending mark infringes on their rights or creates confusion in the marketplace.
  • Clearing Potential Conflicts: By allowing oppositions, trademark publication helps resolve potential conflicts before the mark is officially registered, reducing the likelihood of costly legal disputes in the future.

The Process of Trademark Granting

If no oppositions are filed during the publication period, and all other registration requirements are met, the USPTO issues a Certificate of Registration to the trademark owner.The granting of a trademark registration confers exclusive rights to the owner to use the mark in connection with the specified goods or services. It establishes legal protection against unauthorized use or infringement.

It is necessary to keep in mind that in order to  maintain the trademark rights, owners must continue using the mark in commerce and adhere to renewal requirements as specified by the USPTO.

Trademark publication and granting are critical stages in the registration process that safeguard your intellectual property rights. Through publication, potential conflicts can be identified and resolved, while granting provides the legal foundation for enforcing your exclusive rights. By understanding and navigating these processes effectively, you can protect your brand's identity and maintain a strong position in the marketplace. Secure your trademark rights in the United States and enjoy the benefits of a well-protected brand.

Why should you choose iPNOTE?

  • Our services are 5 times cheaper than those of large law firms. The preparation of documents is 10 times easier than attempting to do it on your own.
  • We provide a user-friendly public marketplace where you can explore service providers, leave feedback, and get in touch with their representatives. The system automatically generates invoices from the providers. iPNOTE provides the opportunity to collaborate with contractors while minimizing unnecessary intermediaries.
  • With iPNOTE, you'll definitely find a suitable contractor. We guarantee at least one proposal within 48 hours, but usually, multiple options are available within a few hours.
  • All service providers on the platform are verified. The certification process for intellectual property specialists is conducted manually, ensuring thorough verification rather than relying on automated systems.
  • iPNOTE partners with lawyers from different countries, so you can find a contractor for trademark registration in any country.

How does trademark granting via iPNOTE work?

The majority of trademark-related tasks are standard in nature and can be completed by experienced professionals in just a few hours. To find your intellectual property lawyer through iPNOTE, you should:

  1. Fill out a short form to create an account on the platform.
  2. Create a task in the desired region. We operate in the United States and worldwide.
  3. Choose a contractor from the providers we recommend.
  4. Receive the completed documentation.

If you're not satisfied with the result, we will provide a refund. If you find the selected contractor unsuitable during the course of work, we'll offer a replacement.

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