January 9, 2023
If you’ve recently registered a trademark, it’s not uncommon to receive invoices in the mail that seem to be related to your trademark registration. However, it’s important to be cautious and to thoroughly research any invoice that you receive before paying it to understand if it’s legitimate or a scam.
It’s possible that the invoices you are receiving are legitimate and related to your trademark registration. For example, you may be receiving invoices for renewal fees, or for additional services related to your trademark registration.
On the other hand, it’s also possible that the invoices you are receiving are scams. There have been instances of companies sending out fake invoices to trademark holders, claiming to be official government agencies or reputable trademark organizations. These invoices may request payment for services that are not actually required, or for services that are not even offered.
If you are unsure about the legitimacy of an invoice that you have received, there are a few steps you can take to protect yourself:
In summary, it’s important to be cautious when receiving invoices related to your trademark registration. If you have any doubts about the legitimacy of an invoice, it’s a good idea to do your research and seek the advice of a professional if necessary. Mindful Counsel is happy to help. Please call 480-422-6246 or schedule an appointment for a consultation.
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