Bases for filing in the USA

Shield TMWhen filing your trademark in the USA, it is required to specify in the application a basis for filing. There two main bases - "Actual Use" and "Intent-to-use" basis.
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Is my trademark registrable?

Registrable Trademarks

First of all, it depends on the strength of your trademark. Weak trademarks can't be registered, even if there are no other businesses with this name.

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5 tips to get 100% out of your trademark

You want your business to be successful and provide you with a living doing what you love. We at Bonamark.com understand that getting a trademark is not the most important task you have and that you do not have time to go through all those legal books, articles and FAQ’s.
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How to Trademark a Phrase - How Much Does it Cost?

Here are the steps you should take if you're curious as to how a phrase can be trademarked. These steps are as applicable for someone who wants to trademark a phrase for a T-Shirt as they are for someone making a fitness or lifestyle brand, so don't worry about them not applying to you.

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