How Much Does It Cost to Trademark a Business Name?

There are two fees involved to trademark a business name. The first one is for filing a trademark application with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), starting at $225. The second fee is paid to a company or attorney who helps you prepare and submit your trademark registration application, ranging from $199 to $2000.

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How Much Does A Patent Cost?

Patenting a simple and straightforward invention could cost an applicant $5,000 to $7,000, with more complex designs costing more than $15,000. The average cost to patent a regular invention is $8,500. The simpler your invention, the less you will have to pay. A majority of the cost of patenting an invention goes to the attorney preparing your application.

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Guide to Limited Liability Companies (LLCs)

Basics A limited liability company (LLC) is an entity formed under a state LLC statute that combines the organizational and operational features of a partnership with the liability limitation feature of a corporation. All states permit the creation of LLCs with one member as well as LLCs with multiple members. An LLC may be formed […]

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Where To Incorporate Your Business

So you’ve decided to incorporate, time to pick the right state. Where exactly a new business decides to incorporate can impact the business in a variety of ways. The taxation, cost and corporate laws vary from state to state, making some states advantageous for certain small business owners.   The Basics Incorporating your business in […]

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