Should I trademark my blog name?
Question Details: I started a blog that offers a daily meditation, yoga sequence, and off the mat tips. I was wondering if I should trademark the name or simply file the name with the state I reside?
To protect the name from use other than in your state, you need to trademark it. (Filing--i.e. registering the name as a business name--in your state *only* protects against someone else in your state attemptig to register the same name.) Since a blog is on the internet and so goes out *everywhere*, protection limited to your state is likely inadequate; you should therefore try to trademark it.
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