Fees and Cost for New gTLD Trademark Clearinghouse
The basic cost for a first time, one year trademark submission to the trademark clearinghouse is $150us.
Deloitte will be the operator of the Trademark Clearinghouse with technical backend provided by IBM. The Trademark Clearinghouse is located at http://trademark-clearinghouse.com.
The Clearinghouse is set to begin accepting submissions in March. What Does the Trademark Clearinghouse do?
Multiple year and multiple trademarks can receive discounts. As described:
“If you register the first 3,000 trademarks for a single year, they will be charged at 145 USD per registration. The next 22,000 will be charged at 135 USD. The next 35,000 registrations will be charged at 120 USD. For 60,000 registrations you will have paid 435,000 + 2,970,000 + 4,200,000 USD, or an average price of 126.75 USD”
Trademark Clearinghouse Info
The Trademark Clearinghouse is an important Rights Protection Mechanism for Brandholders in New gTLDs. The Trademark Clearinghouse will process and verify trademarks and support the trademark claims and Trademark Sunrise periods for New gTLDs