What is an Ohio Trademark?

Elliott Stapleton Trademark

An Ohio trademark usually guarantees that protection in Ohio only.  With only the geographic specific protection for Ohio, a business owner may be limited for future growth into other states.

A registered federal trademark protects the identifying name, words and symbols nationwide.  A federal trademark is preferable for an Ohio business owner. A federal trademark provides nationwide protection.

We offer an initial consultation to assist in evaluating the filing of a federal trademark application.



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Elliott Stapleton

Elliott is a partner in the firm of Cornetet, Meyer, Rush and Stapleton serving clients throughout Ohio. Elliott's business clients range from small single member companies to large privately-held businesses. CMRS Law provides legal services which include advice on Business Formation and Transactions, Real Estate Transactions, Trademark Law, Copyright Law, Estate Planning, Trust Administration, Probate Administration, and Succession Planning. CMRS Law serves clients at two locations: 123 Boggs Lane, 1st Floor, Cincinnati, Ohio 45246 and 2101 Grandin Road, Suite A, Cincinnati, OH 45208