When opening a medical or dental practice, you may not realize how important it is to properly name and trademark the name of your business. Without properly doing so, you risk receiving a demand letter by another business with a similar name as your own. Therefore, it is wise to protect your investment by having the legal rights to use your name or the preferred name of your practice by creating a trademark and federally registering it.
Are you considering trademarking your name or logo? Let us help you manage the bureaucratic process of federal trademark registration by calling us today.
What are trademarks and how can I protect myself with one?
A trademark protects a name or logo that is found on goods or used as part of a service. The term service mark may also be used, in particular for the use of the name or logo as part of a service.
Trademarks and service marks are typically composed of:
Things to consider with trademarks:
For more information on trademarks and other intellectual property needs, read our blog on What to Consider When Protecting the Intellectual Property of Your Dental Practice.
For more of an in-depth read on how to name your dental practice, read our blog, Choosing a Name for Your Dental Practice.