Can I Trademark a QR Code?
No, you cannot trademark a QR code by itself, because trademarks only protect names, logos and slogans.
You can, however, trademark a logo that features a QR code as part of the logo. In order to trademark the logo you must use it to promote or sell your products or services. Your logo must be a recognizable and distinct aspect your brand, and it should distinguish your goods or services from competitors within your specific field.
If you have created a logo that features a QR code, you should contact our attorneys today so that they may check the strength of the logo and ensure that it is something that can be trademarked.
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