$25 Initial
$10 Renewal*
$0 Post-Effective Amendment**

*Renewal filings must be submitted prior to the registration expiration date or we will be required to resubmit as a new initial filing

**Post-Effective Amendment filings must be submitted if you are making a material change to your FDD after your initial or renewal filing is approved


  • Registration is only required if you do not have a federally registered trademark with the USPTO
  • Maine requires you to obtain a surety bond or establish an escrow account of at least $30,000 in order to be approved for registration, unless you are headquartered in Maine
  • Maine requires the submission of the current FDD with each filing


  • Federally Registered Trademark Exclusion – exemption from registration only
    • If you have a federally registered trademark on the USPTO’s principal register, you are automatically qualified for this exemption.
    • No filing or fees are required