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Trademark Registration


Assist a social enterprise with an innovative recycling program register its logo in the U.S.

Referred by:

Jurisdiction(s): U.S.
About the Organization: Ecoins has developed an online platform that incentives individuals to recycle in exchange for discounts or promotions from partner organizations/stores.
Legal Entity Type: For-profit
SDG(s): Decent Work and Economic Growth, Life Below Water (conservation and sustainability), Partnerships to achieve the Goals, Sustainable Cities and Communities
Legal Issue(s):

Ecoins is seeking assistance registering its logo/brand in the United States. The organization is based on Costa Rica and has already registered in Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Peru, Guatemala, and Colombia.