Amazon’s IP Accelerator Program (hereinafter “IPAP”) allows sellers to use Amazon Brand Registry as soon as they file for a trademark application with the USPTO. Typically, registration takes 6-9 months, so this is an exciting program for Amazon sellers.
If you’ve reached this article, you’re very likely mindful about those dubious online trademark services. They’re low cost, and they tend to have bad reviews on online communities like BBB and Yelp. Well, I’m not surprised. I’ve recently had a client who was charged for two international classes ($500 in USPTO fees), but for only… Continue reading How IPfever works: the Real Cost of Getting a Trademark
It doesn’t have to be so expensive. It’s just that the law firms, boutiques, or their likes practicing patent law are focused on serving bigger mostly corporate clients rather than individual inventors. When it comes to an invention which is more about an idea and less about technology, you don’t need PhDs spending hours reviewing… Continue reading Why getting patent so expensive?
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How can IPfever reduce the cost of patent? We set up simple rules: (1) you do your own homework; (2) attorneys work online; and (3) we make sure the attorneys fees are proportional to what you get. First, you do your own homework. If you just ignore an issue because it’s too much to deal with yourself, nothing ever changes.… Continue reading How to get a patent without costing a fortune?
Will your patent justify your time and money? This is where you can benefit from a consultation to a patent attorney who understands your technology and has your best interest in mind. The truth is virtually anything can be patented … if you don’t mind what is claimed in the patent. In other words, you sufficiently narrow the scope… Continue reading Value of a patent: the cost-benefit analysis
Above is a cumulative showing of trademark fees (government fees only). Assuming you use your trademark for a single type (category) of product/service, an online application fee can cost as low as $225, plus a $125 one-time maintenance fee after 5 years of use and $425 every 10 years. Total $1,200 over 20+ years? Not much right? This calculation doesn’t include… Continue reading How much does a trademark registration REALLY cost?