Trademark Law, International
Ronald Roman has filed or registered trademark and service mark applications for
clients on every continent except Antarctica (the only continent without an independent
country). Specifically, he has filed or registered such applications in:
Every country in the Americas except Belize, French Guiana, Guyana, and Suriname.
Most of the Middle East, Far East, Southeast Asia, and the Indian subcontinent.
The European Union and individual countries in Europe (whether or not members of the
Egypt and the Union of South Africa.
Ronald Roman strives to keep your trademark stress level below the boiling point while handling all
of your international and domestic intellectual property needs. In many cases, he can
use the services of one local corresponding law firm to file in three to eight countries
at the same time. This dramatically reduces the fees and costs of local counsel, as well
as his fees and costs, enabling him to achieve significant savings for his clients.
Why file for trademark registration in foreign jurisdictions? The answer is very simple.
Some day, you may offer your product or service abroad. If someone else in a market you
want to enter has registered your trademark there, you may be infringing on his rights,
or you may have to pay him to buy back your own property.
In what country or countries should you consider registering a trademark? That depends on
your plans for expansion. The cost depends upon the number of countries on your application
plan. Depending on which countries you target, you may in some cases realize economies of
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