A trademark is a word, phrase, symbol, image, or sound that distinguishes the goods and services made or sold by one company from those made or sold by another company. Trademark registration is an approval-by-examination process, not a first to use process, and the Trademark Office will register a trademark only AFTER a business is selling its goods or services to the public. There are many laws and rules that apply. Please call Gerald R. Prettyman at 925-600-7342 or email grplaw@gmail.com for an appointment to discuss your trademark (fees may apply).

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As a U.S. Registered Patent Attorney, Gerald R. Prettyman may prepare, file and prosecute patent and trademark applications with the U. S. Patent and Trademark Office and copyright applications with the U.S. Copyright Office and may prepare patent, trademark and copyright applications for filing in foreign countries. As most countries require an in-country attorney to file these applications, Gerald R. Prettyman will work with you and counsel in foreign countries for foreign filings. Gerald R. Prettyman is licensed to practice law  in California and Minnesota. This website is not a solicitation for legal practice in other states.