What happens when a trademark registration is not renewed? Trademark registrations have strict time periods for renewal. In trademark vocabulary, the process of “renewing” a registered trademark is known as post-registration maintenance. The time period for maintaining a registration is typically a 1-year window that begins and ends on very strict dates. If try to […]
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Live vs. Dead trademark: What are the differences?
Dead or live marks on USPTO trademark database Anyone can search trademarks on the USPTO’s Trademark Electronic Search System, or TESS for short. The status of each trademark filing on TESS will be identified as either LIVE or DEAD. Understanding the live or dead status of the trademarks on TESS will help formulate an effective […]