Can I register a trademark if my company is not yet in business?

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Written by Jan Buza

Co-founder of Trama

Yes, you can register a trademark even if your company is not yet in business. You can apply for the trademark as an individual and transfer the ownership of the trademark to your new business later.

Even if this approach requires additional steps compared to waiting until the launch of the new business, it is generally recommended to budding entrepreneurs so they can secure trademark rights for their new venture as soon as possible.

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