Trademark Registration Fees

Below you will find the fee structure for most trademark services.  Where possible, a flat rate is utilized to assist clients in budgeting for their legal needs. The goal is always to provide affordable, sound legal advice from an attorney committed to your business growth.

Trademark Registration Price (USD)
New USPTO Trademark Application $850 (per registration)

Application for registration of a new trademark in one class of goods or services. This service includes:
-- Clearance search utilizing the USPTO database and internet databases
-- Attorney's analysis of findings
-- Brief responses to examiner's office actions (1)
-- Filing and tracking of trademark application

30-minute Trademark Consultation Included with new registration
New clients may schedule a consultation to discuss their trademark needs without charge. Each client is provided a 30 minute consultation which includes a discussion of trademark services offered.
USPTO Filing Fee $275
Filing fee charged by the United States Patent and Trademark Office for a Trademark Application. Generally, the filing fee is $275 per class of goods or services within which applicant is seeking registration. May be $225 in some cases.
Optional Clearance Search and Opinion Letter (If requested by client) $500
An additional vendor provided trademark search  may be ordered by the client prior to proceeding with a trademark registeration. If ordered, this price includes vendor fee and opinion letter.

(1) Substantive Responses to USPTO examiners which require longer than 1 hour will be billed at an additional hourly rate after consulting client and obtaining approval.

Other Trademark Services


Service Price (USD)
Trademark Opposition or Cancellation  $300/hr
Filing of the Opposition or Cancellation. Please contact us to discuss fee estimates. Work is generally billed at an hourly rate of $250 an hour due to the nature of the proceedings, but some alternative billing arrangements may be possible. 
Trademark Maintenance $450 per filing
Section 8 and 15 required maintenance filings. You must file a "Declaration of Use under Section 8" between the fifth and sixth year following registration. In addition, you must file a combined "Declaration of Use and Application for Renewal under Sections 8 and 9" between the ninth and tenth year after registration, and every 10 years thereafter. If these documents are not timely filed, your registration will be cancelled and cannot be revived or reinstated.
Preparation and Filing of Statement of Use, or Extension of Statement of Use $275
Includes the legal services required for the filings.  There is an additional USPTO filing fee of $100-$150 which must be provided to the attorney at the time of filing.
Respond to Substantive USPTO Office Action $300/hr
Responses to refusals are billed at an hourly rate of $250. New Trademark Application fees include up to one hour of response time in the flat rate price above.
Generate Cease and Desist Letter $500
Includes consultation with client and drafting of letter. Additional work associated with responses or further legal actions are billed at an hourly rate of $250.
Respond to Cease and Desist Letter $300/hr
Responses are billed at an hourly rate depending on time required to resolve issue.
Trademark Litigation Call
Every effort is made to provide affordable services and to work within a client's budget. Generally, the rate is $300 an hour. In some limited circumstances, litigation services may be provided on a contingency basis for small business defendants subjected to predatory type litigation.

Successful registration or results can not be guaranteed, and clients acquiring trademark services must sign a representation agreement before work is started. The representation agreement defines the relationship between the attorney and client, the fee structure, and demonstrates the client understands the risks involved.