Trademark Access is a full service Trademark Law Firm offering trademark registration and protection to the general public. Our law firm can represent clients in all 50 states and US Territories on issues appearing before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Our trademark attorneys service South Dakota. We specialize in trademark search and registrations.
Trademark Access has a veteran staff combining for more than 30 years dealing with trademark issues. All Trademark registrations are processed in a timely manner, usually less than 5 business days. Our clients can register with us online to make it convenient on all South Dakota residents, even if you live in the most remote areas of South Dakota.
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Trademark Attorney for South Dakota Clients
Our leading trademark attorney is a highly rated lawyer with over 18 years of experience. His area of expertise includes preparation and prosecution of trademark registration applications, as well as litigating opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. He has filed for and obtained hundreds of trademark registrations for clients. He has successfully argued cases against Fortune 500 companies and is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court. Considered one of Utah’s Legal Elite, he can represent clients in South Dakota on all proceedings before the US Patent and Trademark Office.
Trademark Search for South Dakota Businesses
Are you thinking about applying for a trademark? A successful trademark application is founded on a thorough trademark search performed by a trademark professional. A trademark search in South Dakota may not be detailed enough to protect your trademark rights. The more comprehensive your search is the better protection you have from infringing another individual’s intellectual property. It’s possible to conduct your own trademark search but without the knowledge or access to many of the trademark databases, it is easy to overlook some trademark registrations.
Trademark Law Resources in South Dakota
For South Dakota residents who live close to Rapid City, the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology has the only Patent and Resource center in the state. For residents and businesses who don’t live near Rapid City, online learning centers can be a source of great information. Legal blogs that focus on trademark law are another great source of information.
South Dakota Trademark Facts
South Dakota doesn’t have a lot of activity when it comes to trademark applications. Only 1 application per every 2100 people is filed for the state of South Dakota. However, the people who do file applications are significantly more creative or thorough in the trademark application process. This is reflected in almost twice the amount of applications being approved.
The most famous trademarks to come from South Dakota is Super 8 Motels. The first one was opened in 1974 in Aberdeen, South Dakota. Since then, Super 8 has become the world’s largest budget hotel chain, with more than 2000 locations and more that 123,000 rooms. As much success as the brand Super 8 has found, the largest revenue belongs to Sanford Health. Located in Sioux Falls.