To register a trademark in Idaho, you can follow the steps below:
Conduct a trademark search: Before filing a trademark application, it’s important to conduct a thorough search to ensure that your desired trademark is available and not already in use by someone else in Idaho. You can conduct a search on the USPTO website or hire a trademark attorney to conduct the search for you.
Prepare and file a trademark application: Once you’ve determined that your desired trademark is available, you can prepare and file a trademark application with the Idaho Secretary of State. You can file online through the Idaho Business Entity Search website.
Pay the filing fee: The filing fee for a trademark application in Idaho is $100. You can pay the fee online through the Idaho Business Entity Search website.
Wait for examination: After filing your trademark application, the Idaho Secretary of State will examine your application to ensure that it meets all the necessary requirements. This process usually takes several months.
Respond to any office actions: If the Idaho Secretary of State has any concerns about your trademark application, they may issue an office action requesting additional information or clarification. You will need to respond to any office actions within the designated timeframe.
Receive registration certificate: If your trademark application is approved, you will receive a registration certificate from the Idaho Secretary of State. Your trademark registration will be valid for five years, after which you can renew it for an additional five years.
It’s recommended that you consult with a trademark attorney to ensure that your trademark application is properly prepared and filed, as well as to guide you through the process.