Businesses Receive Faster Trademark Registration Approval with New Online Service at www.Idaho.gov

BOISE, Idaho--()--New Idaho trademark-service mark registration applications and designs can now be submitted for approval and paid faster through the state’s Web site at http://www.idaho.gov.

“Online registration of trademarks allows 24-hour access to my office and will streamline the application and approval process,” Idaho Secretary of State Ben Ysursa said. “This new Web tool eliminates the need to scan artwork and enter information by hand. In turn, online customers receive faster approval notification.”

Applicants need to: submit a digital file of the new mark in .gif, .jpg, or .png format up to one megabyte in size; be able to describe the mark being registered and how it will be used; and pay by credit or debit card if the mark is approved.

The online price for registering new trademarks-service marks is $32.00 per class code.

Trademarks-service marks must be in use prior to registration, andregistrants can file as an individual/sole proprietorship, a corporation, or as an Idaho government.

The Secretary of State processes more than 240 new trademark-service mark applications annually.

About Access Idaho

Idaho.gov is the state of Idaho’s official Web portal and provider of electronic government solutions. The network manager for the portal is Idaho Information Consortium, a subsidiary of eGovernment firm NIC (Nasdaq: EGOV).

About NIC

NIC (Nasdaq: EGOV) is the nation's leading provider of official state government portals, online services, and secure payment processing solutions. The company's innovative eGovernment services help reduce costs and increase efficiencies for government agencies, citizens, and businesses across the country. NIC provides eGovernment solutions for more than 3,500 federal, state, and local agencies in the United States. Additional information is available at http://www.egov.com.

Contacts

Idaho.gov
Rich Steckler, 208-332-0102 x112
rich@accessidaho.org

Release Summary

New Idaho trademark-service mark registration applications and designs can now be submitted for approval and paid faster through the state’s Web site at http://www.idaho.gov.

Contacts

Idaho.gov
Rich Steckler, 208-332-0102 x112
rich@accessidaho.org