What does free re-filing of my trademark mean?

Free re-filing is not available if you select our SAIL THROUGH package.

If you select our ALL IN package and if your trademark is refused for all the products and services covered by your application, we will re-file your trademark for free. Your newly filed trademark will be filed on our SAIL THROUGH package conditions.

If you select our BELLS AND WHISTLES package and if your trademark is refused for all the products and services covered by your application, we will re-file your trademark for free. Your newly filed trademark will be filed on our ALL IN package conditions.

Question: Who pays government fees?

Answer: You are always responsible for paying applicable government fees.

Question: What if I change my mind about pursuing my trademark? What if I decide to re-brand? What if my trademark is opposed?

Answer: If you decide to abandon your trademark, change your mind about pursuing your trademark registration or if you decide to re-brand, we will not re-file for free. If your trademark is opposed by a 3rd party during the opposition period and if you choose not to defend it or if you lose during the opposition proceedings, we will not be able to re-file for free. We will re-file your trademark only if it’s refused by the Trademarks Office during the examination process.

Question: Can I re-file for different goods and services?

Answer: No, free re-filing must be done for the same goods and services. You may decide not to include some goods and services, but you may not expand the original scope of the goods and services.

Question: Can I re-file in a different country?

Answer: No, free re-filing must be done in the same country where the original application was filed.

Question: Can I ask for money-back instead?

Answer: No, we do not offer money-back.  Free re-filing offer has no monetary or cash value.

Question: How soon do I need to re-file?

Answer: Free re-filing offer must be used within 6 months after a client was notified of refusal.

Question: Can you do partial re-filing?

Answer: No, we will re-file your trademark if it’s refused for all the products and services.

Can't find the answer that you are looking for?

Submit your question and email below and you will be notified once your question is answered


To open in a new tab, click: What does free re-filing of my trademark mean?

By |2018-03-29T18:43:29+00:00August 26th, 2017|0 Comments

About the Author:

Leave A Comment

Anita photo

Anita Mar
CEO and Registered Trademark Agent at Trademark Angel Inc.

Sign up to our newsletter

Sign up to our newsletter to get inside tips about trademarks and also to benefit from our promotions. We promise we don’t spam.

When you subscribe, you will receive a PowerPoint presentation of our tips: “Trademark Usage Rules”.