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Get A Bullet-Proof Name for Your Business

Make a Good Name for Yourself Without Getting Sued

Old ACME Laundry truck, circa 1950. https://www.wisconsinhistory.org/Records/Image/IM65906
Old ACME Laundry truck, circa 1950. https://www.wisconsinhistory.org/Records/Image/IM65906
1950 Acme Laundry Truck. From Wisconsinhistory.org.

“Cleveland, give it up for Creche Noir — sponsored by 24-hour Rediprool!”

Check for Conflicts

The United States Patent and Trademark Office’s Trademark Search webpage.
The United States Patent and Trademark Office’s Trademark Search webpage.
The USPTO Trademark Search Page portal.
Zillow’s multiple listings in the USPTO’s TESS search.
Zillow’s multiple listings in the USPTO’s TESS search.
Live Zillow listings by industry code with an infiltrator at the top.

Trademarking Your Business Name

A section of the USPTO fee structure for trademark application.
A section of the USPTO fee structure for trademark application.
A section of the USPTO fee structure for trademark application. USPTO.gov.

So, what do you do if you don’t have money to spend on a trademark?

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