Trademark FAQ

Trademark FAQ

Select from our comprehensive list of frequently asked questions about registering marks below. Our FAQ section provides information on a host of trademark areas from defining a trademark and its benefits, to the renewal process and remedies available for infringement, to name a few.

Trademark Registration FAQ's

What is a trademark?

What are the main types of trademarks?

What are the main reasons to register a trademark?

What are the main considerations when selecting a trademark?

What are the main benefits of registering a trademark?

What is the difference between a trade name and a trademark?

Who can file a trademark application?

How long does a trademark last?

What is the difference between the notations TM, SM and ®?

How often does my trademark need to be renewed?

Do I have the right to sue where I believe my trademark rights are infringed?

What remedies are available to me if my trademark rights have been infringed?