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IP Trademark Clinic

Establish Your Trademark.

UIC John Marshall Law SChool - IP Trademark Clinic

Our Mission

We provide students with practical experience searching, clearing and prosecuting trademark applications in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on behalf of individuals and small businesses who could not otherwise afford to protect their trademarks. The only costs the mark holder has to pay is the filing fees charged by the USPTO.

Who We Serve Heading link

As required by the USPTO rules, clients must be individuals, not-for-profits, or small businesses unable to afford the typical legal fees associated with trademark advice or federal trademark applications.

Services Offered

  • Trademark knock-out searches
  • Trademark applications
  • Trademark office action responses
  • Other trademark advice

Services Not Presently Offered

  • Trademark opposition proceedings
  • Trademark cancellation proceedings
  • Litigation involving trademark issues
  • Trademark licensing