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Trademark Abandonment
Renewing Your Trademark
Renewing Your Trademark-Excusable Non-Use Renewing Your Trademark – Even after you have successfully registered a mark with the US Patent and Trademark Office, you are not done in ensuring your mark stays registered and protected. Your trademark application must be renewed 5-6 years after your first registration in order to maintain that registration. You must...
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Trademark Abandonment
Trademark Abandonment Trademark Abandonment – Under  section 45 of the Lanham Act a mark will be abandoned under certain circumstances: (1) When its use has been discontinued with intent not to resume such use. There are two parts to this element.  “Intent” may be an actual statement, or implied by circumstances.  What continues a discontinuation...
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